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synonyms for retorted

  • rebut
  • counter
  • crack
  • rejoin
  • repay
  • reply
  • requite
  • respond
  • retaliate
  • return
  • riposte
  • sass
  • squelch
  • top
  • answer back
  • come back at
  • shoot back
  • snap back
  • talk back
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antonyms for retorted

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  • ask
  • question
  • request
  • take
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How to use retorted in a sentence

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"Mr. Capt don't demean himself to chambermaids, Miss Lucy," retorted the abigail with angry scorn.
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"I wonder you keep such an ugly tempered brute about the house," retorted the woman.
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Mr. D., accustomed to unrestrained license of tongue, retorted with great asperity, and much harshness of language.
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You seem to think, retorted the doctor, that every body is disposed to be hard-hearted to-day except yourself.
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Very good, retorted the doctor; then so much the more reason for acceding to my proposition.
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No wonder that Im a heathen, then; any body would be with such a father, retorted Sue.
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Foolish fellow, retorted Sanders, skeptically; women imagine, they dont reason.
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