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riposte meaning and definition

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Definition of riposte (noun)

  1. a quick reply to a question or remark (especially a witty or critical one)
  2. (fencing) a counterattack made immediately after successfully parrying the opponents lunge


Definition of riposte (verb)

  1. make a return thrust
    • "his opponent riposted"
  2. answer back
Source: Princeton University Wordnet

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