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How to use riposted in a sentence

His opponent with a desperate promptitude parried and riposted; the parry only just succeeded, the riposte failed.
THE BALL AND THE CROSSG.K. CHESTERTON
The Vicar of Troy, warming to this new contention, riposted in masterly style.
THE MAYOR OF TROYSIR ARTHUR THOMAS QUILLER-COUCH
But the Frenchman was too agile and adroit for him: he took the thrust in the flesh of his ribs and riposted like lightning.
THE TRAIL OF THE SWORD, COMPLETEGILBERT PARKER
"To show you that the service you allude to is now paid," she riposted sternly.
LOVE-AT-ARMSRAPHAEL SABATINI
And I, for my part, riposted with a glance, which he understood uncommonly well.
GOBSECKHONORE DE BALZAC
The trappers took the dig in good part, but one of them riposted neatly.
DOWN THE COLUMBIALEWIS R. FREEMAN

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