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retort
used in City of Bones

3 uses
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Definition
a quick reply to a question or remark — especially a witty or critical one
  • Alec muttered a retort into his coffee.
    Chapter 11 (30% in)
  • "I propose a trade," Clary said quickly, cutting off Lily's tirade and Jacob's retort.
    Chapter 14 (76% in)
  • It flipped twice in the air and sank point-first into Blackwell's throat, cutting off his growling retort.
    Chapter 22 (80% in)

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