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retort
used in The Memory Keeper’s Daughter

2 uses
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Definition
a quick reply to a question or remark — especially a witty or critical one
  • "You're the one who wanted me home more," Al retorted.
    p. 356.4
  • "You're setting back the cause," Norah retorted, remembering Brec in the filtered light of the dining room long ago, waving pamphlets on lactation.
    p. 296.9

There are no more uses of "retort" in The Memory Keeper’s Daughter.

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