Thesaurus / retort
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My grandfather’s witty retort kept coming to mind this year.
TALLYING UP A YEAR OF LOSS: A LOT OF POUNDS, TOO MANY LOVED ONES, COUNTLESS CONNECTIONSJERRY BREWERDECEMBER 27, 2020WASHINGTON POST
There is nothing like a plaintive retort when your case is utterly indefensible.
In conversing with foreigners, if they speak slightingly of the manners of your country, do not retort rudely, or resentfully.
THE LADIES' BOOK OF ETIQUETTE, AND MANUAL OF POLITENESSFLORENCE HARTLEY
Probably he lays hold of the elements of experience and casts them into a seeming retort of reveries.
REPERTORY OF THE COMEDIE HUMAINE, COMPLETE, A -- ZANATOLE CERFBERR AND JULES FRANOIS CHRISTOPHE
The whole mass is then transferred to a retort and distilled over a slow fire.
A WOMAN'S JOURNEY ROUND THE WORLDIDA PFEIFFER
"But my rings always make tusks more beautiful," was his retort.
KARI THE ELEPHANTDHAN GOPAL MUKERJI
Women accuse men of being inconstant, and men retort that women are fickle.
THE 'CHARACTERS' OF JEAN DE LA BRUYREJEAN DE LA BRUYRE
She had expected a retort in kind, and it startled her to hear her exclamation sounding on through silence.
There the same conduct provoked the same retort, and Byrne wounded the slanderer of his sovereign.
IRELAND UNDER THE TUDORS, VOL. II (OF 3)RICHARD BAGWELL
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