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1. riposte

noun. ['rɪˈpoʊst'] a quick reply to a question or remark (especially a witty or critical one).

Synonyms

  • sass
  • retort
  • sassing
  • backtalk
  • rejoinder
  • replication
  • comeback
  • reply
  • back talk
  • response
  • return
  • counter
  • lip

Antonyms

  • question
  • ground stroke
  • volley
  • clear

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Rhymes with Riposte

  • ivory-coast
  • diagnosed
  • engrossed
  • grossed
  • droste
  • yost
  • yoast
  • woeste
  • voest
  • toste
  • toast
  • roast
  • most
  • khost
  • host
  • ghost
  • coste
  • coast
  • boast

How do you pronounce riposte?

Pronounce riposte as rɪˈpoʊst.

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2. riposte

verb. ['rɪˈpoʊst'] make a return thrust.

Synonyms

  • thrust
  • lunge
  • hurl

Antonyms

  • positive
  • accept
  • refuse
  • fall short of

3. riposte

noun. ['rɪˈpoʊst'] (fencing) a counterattack made immediately after successfully parrying the opponents lunge.

Synonyms

  • counterattack

Antonyms

  • whisper
  • shout

4. riposte

verb. ['rɪˈpoʊst'] answer back.

Synonyms

  • come back
  • answer
  • repay
  • retort
  • rejoin
  • reply
  • return

Antonyms

  • outgo
  • take
  • disappearance
  • refrain

Sentences with riposte


1. Noun, singular or mass
A proper riposte is performed immediately after the parry without drawing back or disengaging; the goal is to attack directly off of the blade you parried before your opponent has a chance to recover and defend.

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