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English definition of “riposte”

riposte

noun [C] uk   /rɪˈpɒst/ us    /-ˈpoʊst/
a quick and clever remark, often made in answer to a criticism: She made a sharp/witty/neat riposte.Remarks and remarkingExpressing and asking opinionsAnswering and responding
riposte
verb [I or T] uk   us  
(Definition of riposte from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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