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  Definition of retort
  1. a vessel where substances are distilled or decomposed by heat
  2. a quick reply to a question or remark (especially a witty or critical one); "it brought a sharp rejoinder from the teacher"
  3. answer back
Similar Words: rejoinder, return, riposte, replication, comeback, counter, come back, repay, rejoin

 

Hyponyms: alembic, sass, sassing, backtalk, back talk, lip, mouth

 

Part Meronyms: still

 

Derivational Morphology: counter, come back, repay, return, riposte, rejoin, rejoinder, replication, comeback

 

Anagrams: terror, torero, rotter, totter

 

 
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