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Lexiboost: “Riposte” Hold your tongue

Riposte (n.): 1. a quick, sharp return in speech or action; counterstroke: a brilliant riposte to an insult. 2. Fencing. a quick thrust given after parrying a lunge. That absolutely perfect comeback is right on the tip of your tongue. The seething riposte would make you feel fabulous—but it could …read more →