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Noun
A sharp, angry, or witty reply
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“Usually, he could come up with a snappy retort for any situation. But a snappy retort was what had gotten him into this mess in the first place.”
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A witty remark or joke
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A reason or explanation given to justify a fault or offense
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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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The final say or remark in a discussion, debate or argument
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The plaintiff’s reply in pleading to a defendant’s rebuttal
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A heat-resistant container in which metals are melted
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Verb
To say something in response, 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 yell or shout loudly or angrily
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To speak in opposition to
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To respond, typically angrily
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To make a witty (or snide) remark or joke
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To respond to a gesture or action with a corresponding one
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