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Overview of noun retort

The noun retort has 2 senses? (first 1 from tagged texts)
1. (1) rejoinder, retort, return, riposte, replication, comeback, counter

(a quick reply to a question or remark (especially a witty or critical one); "it brought a sharp rejoinder from the teacher")

2. retort

(a vessel where substances are distilled or decomposed by heat)

Overview of verb retort

The verb retort has 1 senses? (first 1 from tagged texts)
1. (4) retort, come back, repay, return, riposte, rejoin

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