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rejoinder
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Jane Eyre
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  • "Madam, I should like some tea," was the sole rejoinder she got.
  • By my word! there is something singular about you," said he: "you have the air of a little nonnette; quaint, quiet, grave, and simple, as you sit with your hands before you, and your eyes generally bent on the carpet (except, by-the-bye, when they are directed piercingly to my face; as just now, for instance); and when one asks you a question, or makes a remark to which you are obliged to reply, you rap out a round rejoinder, which, if not blunt, is at least brusque.

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  • I couldn’t keep from laughing at his sarcastic rejoinder.
  • Churchill’s famous rejoinder to Chamberlain’s claim that he had obtained peace with honor at the Munich pact: "You were given the choice between war and dishonor. You chose dishonor, and you will have war."

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