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noun as in comeback

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Piquette is wine’s riposte to hard seltzer — a light, low-alcohol wine made by refermenting grape skins that would normally go to compost or be thrown away.

While Origin won’t be a direct riposte to curbs on audience identifiers like third-party cookies when it does launch, it could eventually become one.

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To my liberal readers who are about to riposte that it's hard to imagine a GOP being harder right--oh no it's not!

U.S. intelligence expects that the North would up the ante to every American riposte.

His comments, sincere in their disappointment, remind me of my new favorite riposte of all time.

There were many amusing gaffes and Julia was always ready with a riposte.

Wife Barbara padded around behind him, ever ready with a witty riposte to any and all.

His opponent with a desperate promptitude parried and riposted; the parry only just succeeded, the riposte failed.

But he revealed a natural and disconcerting skill at verbal riposte which made him respected, if not feared by his opponents.

Try again your feint flanconnade Dupr, Mademoiselle Louise; only be prepared this time for a subtle riposte!

When my foil had been hit up into the air about three times in succession to the triumphant Riposte!

But Heywood, by some desperate sleight, had parried the certainty, and even tried a riposte.


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On this page you'll find 28 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to riposte, such as: maneuver, repartee, reply, retort, return, and thrust.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.