Noun(1) adroitness and cleverness in reply
(1) You always seem to have a quick remark or witty repartee .(2) If you get bored watching Connery drive his Aston Martin to a romantic rendezvous for some witty repartee , the movie will likely bore you.(3) Madcap banter and witty repartee were the way everyone conversed.(4) The witty repartee , the insults, and the jabs were all so natural.(5) Vithabai with her quick repartee and imaginative extempore dialogues and a vibrating singing voice brought about many changes in the Tamasha performance repertoire.(6) When he is not exchanging repartee directly with his beloved, Tom affects the cynicism of a full-blown Restoration rake.(7) Even though the thugs are armed with knives and chains, Edward is able to rebuff them with witty repartee and by revealing that his chauffeur carries a gun.(8) quick-fire repartee(9) Their effortless and witty repartee rivals any comedy duo that came before or after.(10) With our love of repartee , we Irish would challenge the snappiest New York scriptwriter, if only we stayed sober long enough to remember our quips.(11) The repartee is often funny, and the supporting characters hilarious.(12) he had a quick mind and a splendid gift of repartee(13) Vivian I'm not like you, witty repartee is not one of my gifts.(14) Shining with repartee between two great wits, the play is a masterful compendium of playful banter revealing Shaw and Mrs Patrick Campbell in scenes of both confrontation and reconciliation.(15) The imbalanced pacing makes it difficult to appreciate the profound monologues and witty repartee that follow the long stretches of absurdity.(16) The script is pleasantly unpredictable, with some witty yet believably sharp repartee , especially between Jo and her mother.
1. banter ::
2. badinage ::
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4. raillery ::
11. persiflage ::
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The carnal REPARTEE, the erotic to and fro.
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