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Meaning of “retort” - Learner’s Dictionary


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 from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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