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August 9, 2022

Word of the Day: Riposte

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Word of the Day : August 9, 2022

riposte \rih-POHST\ noun

What It Means

A riposte is a clever retort or retaliatory measure. In fencing, it refers specifically to a quick return thrust immediately following a successful defensive action.

// She's known for having a brilliant riposte to nearly any insult.

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Aired August 9, 2022

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