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rejoinder
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The House of Mirth
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  • "Oh, DINNER——" he mocked her; but she left him with the smiling rejoinder: "Dinner on board, remember; we’ll put it off till nine if you like."

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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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