Definition of 'riposte'
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If the government wants a quick riposte, it needs a sharp pick-up in investment. Times, Sunday Times (2016)His own comment yesterday was the perfect riposte. Times, Sunday Times (2012)His display last night was the perfect riposte. Times, Sunday Times (2016)What he has actually written is a witty riposte to one of the more entrenched theories in contemporary linguistics. Times, Sunday Times (2014)That would be the perfect riposte. Times, Sunday Times (2011)It's the perfect riposte to all those who wrote her off. The Sun (2009)Suddenly on the back foot, he needed a quick riposte. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Social media users said that the phrase was a perfect riposte to attempts to spread violence and terror in London. Times, Sunday Times (2015)In 192 thrilling seconds, his side provided ample riposte to all of their scorn and suggestion. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Coming back from 2-0 down with 10 men was the perfect riposte to claims they had lost both their bottle and their way. The Sun (2008)
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