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Riposte

Jul 29, 2016 14:43 IST

    Meaning: a quick, sharp return in speech or action

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    His riposte in the fight sequence was admirable.

    Pronunciation: ri-pohst

    Usage/Example: 1. In a possible riposte to the flag-burners, Bill Clinton wore a Hebrew “Hillary” pin on his jacket at the convention on Wednesday. (Source: The Times of Israel)

    2. “We have a strong defence,” he said in a riposte to Rahul's verbal attack. “It's always the defence that is strategically important,”  (Source: Deccan Chronicle)

    3. The Scotland international believes the strike is another riposte to the fans who called him just an SPFL striker (Source: Daily Mail)

    Synonyms and Antonyms: Riposte

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