Definition of Riposts

1. Noun. (plural of ripost) ¹



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Definition of Riposts

1. ripost [v] - See also: ripost

Lexicographical Neighbors of Riposts

ripidolites
ripieni
ripienist
ripienists
ripieno
ripienos
riping
riplock
ripoff
ripoffs
ripost
riposte
riposted
ripostes
riposting
riposts (current term)
ripp
rippable
ripped
ripper
rippers
rippier
rippiers
ripping
ripping bar
ripping chisel
rippingly
ripple
ripple effect

Literary usage of Riposts

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. All the Year Round by Charles Dickens (1874)
"she riposts, certain now that there are no breakers ahead. " Know him ! I've known him ever since I was a gurl. His grace and I used to ride together to ..."

2. The Contemporary Drama of Italy by Lander MacClintock (1920)
"... clever riposts of which some are funny, some vulgar, none dull. It is a display of mental fireworks. A great French writer used to say he had to ..."

3. The Trial of Sir John Falstaff: Wherein the Fat Knight is Permitted to by Asa Maxon Fitz Randolph (1893)
"Against this attack, the Chief Justice, losing his temper, parries and riposts with the home-thrust: " Now the Lord lighten thee! thou art a great fool. ..."

4. The Amateur of Fencing; Or, A Treatise on the Art of Sword Defence by Joseph Roland (1809)
"... to any other parade with proper quickness and firmness; and, admitting you do effectually parry with the circle, your riposts (in consequence of the ..."

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