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retort noun

ADJ. quick, sharp | angry, caustic, furious

VERB + RETORT hurl, make He opened his mouth to make a caustic retort. | bite back, refrain from, suppress He bit back a sharp retort. | bring, draw, meet with Her remark drew bitter retorts from the unemployed workers. | sting sb into He was stung into an angry retort.