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ripostenoun [C]

uk   /rɪˈpɒst/  us   /-ˈpoʊst/
a ​quick and ​cleverremark, often made in ​answer to a ​criticism: She made a ​sharp/​witty/​neat riposte.
verb [I or T] uk   us  
(Definition of riposte from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “riposte”
in Chinese (Simplified) 机敏的回答, 巧妙的应对…
in Chinese (Traditional) 機敏的回答, 巧妙的應對…
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