Definition of Retorted

1. Verb. (past of retort) ¹



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Definition of Retorted

1. retort [v] - See also: retort

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Retorted

retooling
retools
retoperithelium
retopology
retore
retorn
retorque
retorqued
retorquing
retorsion
retorsions
retort
retort stand
retortamonad
retortamonads
retorted (current term)
retorter
retorters
retorting
retortion
retortions
retortive
retorts
retoss
retotal
retotaled
retotaling
retotalled
retotalling
retotals

Literary usage of Retorted

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1. The Life and Strange Surprizing Adventures of Robinson Crusoe, of York by Daniel Defoe (1790)
"... in the ordinary way of living ; but in vain : and how they retorted it upon them, ... retorted ..."

2. The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire by Edward Gibbon (1843)
"(2l) Accusations of a similar kind were retorted upon the church by the schismatics, who had departed ..."

3. The Living Age by Making of America Project, Eliakim Littell, Robert S. Littell (1868)
"retorted the inexorable Cutbill, who seemed bent on opposing everything. " Have you thought of nothing you could do ? for, if you're utterly incapable, ..."

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