Archer noticed that his wife’s way of showing herself at her ease with foreigners was to become more uncompromisingly local in her references, so that, though her loveliness was an encouragement to admiration, her conversation was a chill to repartee.
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He smiled then laughed heartily, as if he’d just realized anew the humor in his repartee.
Dave Eggers -- The Circle
"Don’t be a pain" and "Takes one to know one" are standard repartee among girls, but I go much farther than that.