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riposte

synonym (synonym of riposte)

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

  • (fencing) a counterattack made immediately after successfully parrying the opponents lunge (noun.act)
    an attack by a defending force against an attacking enemy force in order to regain lost ground or cut off enemy advance units etc. (noun.act)
     
  • 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)
     
  • answer back (verb.communication)
    react verbally (verb.communication)
     
  • make a return thrust (verb.motion)
    make a thrusting forward movement (verb.motion)
     

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

  • a quick reply to a question or remark (especially a witty or critical one) (noun.communication)
    an impudent or insolent rejoinder (noun.communication)
     

derivation (.... is derived from riposte)

domain category (riposte is domain category of ....)

  • (fencing) a counterattack made immediately after successfully parrying the opponents lunge (noun.act)
    the art or sport of fighting with swords (especially the use of foils or epees or sabres to score points under a set of rules) (noun.act)
     
synonym hypernym hyponym derivation domain category comeback counter rejoinder replication come back rejoin counterattack countermove reply answer respond hurl back talk backtalk lip mouth sass sassing counter come back rejoin return comeback rejoinder fencing

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