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Noun
Insolence or impertinence in speech
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“He knew his mother, so he knew that she might say it teasingly, but she'd actually do it if he gave her anymore back talk.”
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A response or answer that is considered curt or rude
“When he mentioned his wife, he got the same back talk from Amanda that Kevin had gotten.”
Noun
Any action that has an influence due to a past event
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The state of being intractable
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A comment or something said
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Verb
To speak or reply insolently to
Back talk again, and you will be clamped in irons and thrown in the brig until we get to the next port.”
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To say or write as a reaction
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To express an objection to what someone has said or done
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