[ri-pohst]

noun

 A quick, sharp return in speech or action; counterstroke: a brilliant riposte to an insult.

Christine O’Donnell made several ripostes during her debate that were spot on. Just shittin’ ya. She’s an absolute moron.


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Modern Language Association (MLA Style)

“Riposte.” The Effin’ Word, The Effin’ Word, https://effinwords.com/dictionary/riposte. Accessed 27 Nov. 2021.

The Effin’ Word, s.v. “riposte”, accessed November 27, 2021, https://effinwords.com/dictionary/riposte.

The Effin’ Word. (n.d.). Riposte. In The Effin’ Word. Retrieved November 27, 2021, from https://effinwords.com/dictionary/riposte


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