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retort
used in Summer Pleasures

5 uses
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Definition
a quick reply to a question or remark — especially a witty or critical one
  • Before Lee could retort, he rose up so quickly, so furiously, her own words were swallowed.
    1.4 — Part 1 Chapter 4 (52% in)
  • What are you afraid of?" she retorted.
    1.4 — Part 1 Chapter 4 (59% in)
  • Lee opened her mouth, ready with a biting retort, then saw the way he smiled at her.
    1.7 — Part 1 Chapter 7 (58% in)
  • Not only did her retort vanish, but so did much of her defensive wall.
    1.7 — Part 1 Chapter 7 (58% in)
  • "I didn't say anything about quitting," she retorted.
    1.8 — Part 1 Chapter 8 (56% in)

There are no more uses of "retort" in Summer Pleasures.

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