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Synonyms for riposte
rɪˈpoʊstri·poste

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  1. rejoinder, retort, return, riposte, replication, comeback, counternoun

    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. riposteverb

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

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

  3. riposteverb

    make a return thrust

    "his opponent riposted"

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

  4. retort, come back, repay, return, riposte, rejoinverb

    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

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  1. List of paraphrases for "riposte":

    response

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How to use riposte in a sentence?

  1. Le Maire:

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

  2. 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.

  3. Le Maire:

    If there are American sanctions against the French decision, which ... is the application of French law, we will immediately seek a riposte at the European level.

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