Thesaurus.com
Thesaurus / riposte
FEEDBACK

other words for riposte

Meet Grammar Coach
Write or paste your essay, email, or story into Grammar Coach and get grammar helpImprove Your Writing
Meet Grammar Coach
Improve Your Writing
Write or paste your essay, email, or story into Grammar Coach and get grammar help

antonyms of riposte

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

USE riposte IN A SENTENCE

See how your sentence looks with different synonyms.

Characters: 0/140

QUIZZES

Take This Quiz And Be Like The Schwa (Never Stressed)!

START THE QUIZ

EXAMPLE SENTENCES FROM THE WEB

His opponent with a desperate promptitude parried and riposted; the parry only just succeeded, the riposte failed.THE BALL AND THE CROSSG.K. CHESTERTON
But he revealed a natural and disconcerting skill at verbal riposte which made him respected, if not feared by his opponents.PORT O' GOLDLOUIS JOHN STELLMAN
Try again your feint flanconnade Dupr, Mademoiselle Louise; only be prepared this time for a subtle riposte!MOSCOWFRED WHISHAW
When my foil had been hit up into the air about three times in succession to the triumphant Riposte!FANNY GOES TO WARPAT BEAUCHAMP
But Heywood, by some desperate sleight, had parried the certainty, and even tried a riposte.DRAGON'S BLOODHENRY MILNER RIDEOUT
Saint-Prosper had not only parried the thrust, but his own blade, by a rapid riposte, had grazed the shoulder of his foe.THE STROLLERSFREDERIC S. ISHAM
And Durtal remained dumfounded, for he had to admit that the riposte struck home.EN ROUTEJ.-K. (JORIS-KARL) HUYSMANS
No; I repeat to you, had you the best reasons to oppose to him, do not riposte, refuse the strife.EN ROUTEJ.-K. (JORIS-KARL) HUYSMANS
Riposte and parry ought to be so closely allied that the riposte may seem to be the second part of the parry.SECRETS OF THE SWORDCSAR LECAT DE BAZANCOURT
Therefore, as a general principle, riposte direct, in the line in which you have found the blade.SECRETS OF THE SWORDCSAR LECAT DE BAZANCOURT

WORDS RELATED TO RIPOSTE

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

WORD OF THE DAY

billowverb | [bil-oh ]SEE DEFINITION