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retort
used in Of Mice and Men

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Definition
a quick reply to a question or remark — especially a witty or critical one
  • Now Lennie retorted belligerently, "He ain't neither. George won't do nothing like that. ... He's nice to me."
    p. 102.5
retorted = replied quickly
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