Antonyms for riposted

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"To show you that the service you allude to is now paid," she riposted sternly.

And I, for my part, riposted with a glance, which he understood uncommonly well.

The trappers took the dig in good part, but one of them riposted neatly.

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

The Vicar of Troy, warming to this new contention, riposted in masterly style.

But the Frenchman was too agile and adroit for him: he took the thrust in the flesh of his ribs and riposted like lightning.