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retort

synonym (synonym of retort)

hypernym (retort IS A KIND OF .... relation)

  • a quick reply to a question or remark (especially a witty or critical one) (noun.communication)
    the speech act of continuing a conversational exchange (noun.communication)
     
  • a vessel where substances are distilled or decomposed by heat (noun.artifact)
    an object used as a container (especially for liquids) (noun.artifact)
     
  • answer back (verb.communication)
    react verbally (verb.communication)
     

hyponym (.... IS A KIND OF retort relation)

  • a quick reply to a question or remark (especially a witty or critical one) (noun.communication)
    an impudent or insolent rejoinder (noun.communication)
     
  • a vessel where substances are distilled or decomposed by heat (noun.artifact)
    an obsolete kind of container used for distillation; two retorts connected by a tube (noun.artifact)
     

part meronym (HAS PART relation)

  • (noun.artifact)
    an apparatus used for the distillation of liquids; consists of a vessel in which a substance is vaporized by heat and a condenser where the vapor is c more.. (noun.artifact)
     

derivation (.... is derived from retort)

synonym hypernym hyponym part meronym derivation comeback counter rejoinder replication come back rejoin vessel reply response answer respond alembic back talk backtalk lip still counter come back rejoin return comeback rejoinder

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