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English definition of “retort”

retort

verb [T]     /rɪˈtɔːt/ formal
to answer someone quickly in an angry or funny way: "That doesn't concern you," she retorted sharply .Answering and responding
retort noun [C] formal
(Definition of retort verb from the Cambridge Learner's Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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