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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.
THIS $14 SOUTH AFRICAN RED WINE WILL BRING SUMMERTIME CHILL TO YOUR GLASSDAVE MCINTYREJULY 9, 2021WASHINGTON POST
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.
ADVERTISERS’ PROTRACTED PURSUIT OF CROSS-MEDIA MEASUREMENT IS GATHERING PACE.SEB JOSEPHMAY 17, 2021DIGIDAY
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
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WORDS RELATED TO RIPOSTE

  • eye for an eyes
  • punishments
  • reprisals
  • retribution
  • revenge
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totemicadjective | [toh-tem-ik ]SEE DEFINITION