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Synonyms for riposte
rɪˈpoʊst

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. rejoinder, retort, return, riposte, replication, comeback, counter(noun)

    a quick reply to a question or remark (especially a witty or critical one)

    "it brought a sharp rejoinder from the teacher"

    Synonyms:
    sound reflection, counter, echo, rejoinder, income tax return, reproduction, return, takings, payoff, regaining, sideboard, take, tabulator, parry, buffet, comeback, retort, tax return, reverberation, reappearance, counterpunch, recurrence, return key, coming back, replication, yield, getting even, restoration, issue, replica, paying back, restitution, heel counter, proceeds, homecoming

  2. riposte(verb)

    (fencing) a counterattack made immediately after successfully parrying the opponents lunge

    Synonyms:
    retort, replication, comeback, return, counter, rejoinder

  3. riposte(verb)

    make a return thrust

    "his opponent riposted"

    Synonyms:
    retort, rejoin, come back, return, repay

  4. retort, come back, repay, return, riposte, rejoin(verb)

    answer back

    Synonyms:
    recall, take back, devolve, bring back, pay back, deliver, retrovert, regress, revert, fall, refund, give, retort, reward, generate, return, reelect, pass, yield, hark back, come back, repay, render, requite, rejoin, give back, turn back

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

    response

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How to use riposte in a sentence?

  1. Jeffrey Halley:

    We are only into the third day of the new year, and a big fat dollop of geopolitical uncertainty has landed on investors' desks, i am struggling to see how an Iranian riposte will not occur.

  2. Le Maire:

    In case of new American sanctions, the European Union would be ready to riposte.


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