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Noun
A sharp, angry, or witty reply
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“Having a retort ready for the reply I had expected - time for us to get some sleep - I was caught off guard and stared at him.”
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A witty remark, retort or joke
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Final word
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Rude answer
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The act of recriminating
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An angry reaction
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Small container for liquid
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An excuse or pretext
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A heat-resistant container in which metals are melted
Verb
Say something in answer to a remark, typically in a sharp, angry, or witty manner
“It takes every ounce of self-control that I have to not retort back with a scathing remark about what a fool she is.”
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To talk back or reply impertinently
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To say something quickly and irritably
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To speak in opposition to
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Act in response to something; respond in a particular way
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To respond to (a gesture or action) by making a corresponding one
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To make jokes, especially with sarcastic, flippant, or sardonic comments
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