English to Afrikaans Meaning :: riposte

Riposte :
riposte
- riposteripostedbene staanriposting
 

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Noun(1) a quick reply to a question or remark (especially a witty or critical one(2) (fencing
Verb(1) make a return thrust(2) answer back

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(1) Forcing the blade aside, he delivered a crushing riposte , thrusting with his weapon towards his midriff.(2) The riposte to such cultural protectionism is that it is cynical, self-interested and reflects a cultural conservatism and snooty suspicion of popular culture by certain political elites.(3) We bumped into each other at a professional meeting, where he greeted me with a typical smiling riposte : ÔÇÿI always thought I was going to hear much more of you!(4) But much of this critical riposte assaults our protagonist's dignity more than is necessary for an appreciation of the film.(5) Grunting, the youth swung wildly in a violent riposte , not caring what he hit.(6) The attack provoked a riposte , and the quarrel ranged far beyond the domain of rhetorical theory.(7) His every thrust was blocked or parried, and the riposte that followed each left him with another leaking wound.(8) Biting back her instinctive urge to make a biting riposte in defence of her twin, Alicia merely shook her head.(9) A deflection wide with the right and a riposte with left and she fell.(10) Such a direct riposte is rare and the opportunity to make it courteously and publicly, rarer still.(11) We can also protect against hull breeches and heat,ÔÇÖ Dann ripostes .(12) A soldier went down in a flash of steel as he neatly riposted his clumsy strike.(13) At one point they threatened Carnot, who riposted that they were ÔÇÿridiculous dictators'.(14) To which Reginald riposted : ÔÇÿOh yes you do, if you live in the South Hams, matey.ÔÇÖ(15) ÔÇÿToo soon to tell,ÔÇÖ he laconically riposted .(16) ÔÇÿYou think that science and progress provide all the answers,ÔÇÖ she riposted .
Synonyms
Noun
1. retort ::
retort
2. counter ::
counter
3. rejoinder ::
repliek
4. sally ::
Sally
5. return ::
terugkeer
6. answer ::
antwoord
7. reply ::
antwoord
8. response ::
reaksie
9. comeback ::
kom terug
Verb
10. retort ::
retort
11. counter ::
counter
12. rejoin ::
eindig
13. return ::
terugkeer
14. retaliate ::
baklei
15. hurl back ::
gooi terug
16. answer ::
antwoord
17. reply ::
antwoord
18. respond ::
reageer
Different Forms
riposte, riposted, ripostes, riposting
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