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Synonyms: retort

answer, reply, response, return, counter, rejoinder, riposte, retaliation, comeback, replication

Translations: retort

spanish
réplica, replicar


german
retorte

french
retrancher, riposte, réplique, cornue, rétorquer, ...

italian
storta

portuguese
aposentadoria, tornar

dutch
weerwoord, retortzone, repliek, retort steunt

russian
колба, отпарировать, реплика, ответ, реторта, ...

norwegian
skarpt svar, motsvar, retorten, retorte

swedish
replik

finnish
tislausastia

danish
retorten, svar på tiltale

czech
odseknout, odpověď

polish
retorta, odparowywać, odcinać, ostra, riposta, ...

hungarian
retorta, lombik

turkish
imbik, imbikli, sert cevap

greek
ανταπαντώ, αντίλογος

ukrainian
соромливий, скромний

albanian
përgjigje, përgënjeshtroj, ia kthej, kundërshtoj, kundërshtim

bulgarian
реторта, отплата, дестилирам, отвръщам дръзко, дързък отговор

belarusian
реторты, рэтортаю, рэторту, рэторты

estonian
vastama, vastus

croatian
odgovoriti, pobijanje, uzvratiti

lithuanian
retorta, atsakyti tuo pačiu, atsikirtimas, atšauti, atkirtimas

latvian
atcirst, retorte, atspēkojums, asa atbilde, asi atbildēt

macedonian
реторта, одговорам, одмазда

romanian
replică, retortă, replica, răspuns

slovenian
retorti, Uzvratiti, lončki, retortno

slovak
odpoveď, odpovede, Vaša odpoveď, odpovedi

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The meaning and "use of": retort

noun
  • a sharp, angry, or wittily incisive reply to a remark.
  • a container or furnace for carrying out a chemical process on a large or industrial scale.
  • a glass container with a long neck, used in distilling liquids and other chemical operations.

verb
  • say something in answer to a remark or accusation, typically in a sharp, angry, or wittily incisive manner.
  • repay (an insult or injury).
  • heat in a retort in order to separate or purify.

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