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Word: comeback

Definition: retort; quick clever reply; return to former status

Sentences Containing 'comeback'

"Comeback" was met with mixed reception from critics, who deemed it neither bad nor a standout.
"Comeback" was watched by 10.53 million US viewers.
"Feels Like Comin' Home" is the "comeback" album by the band Bonfire.
"Oh My God" was unpopular upon its release and was described by Allmusic as "a less than satisfying comeback".
1998–present: Comeback and current activities.
77 spot making it a small comeback from Beni.
After his second remission, Lyle made a comeback at the 2013 Talisker Masters.
Although he is always ready with a quick comeback or witty remark, he takes his job as the Green Ranger very seriously.
Attempted comeback and wrestling career.
But the time still wasn't right for a real comeback.
But, he injured his knee during match and only made comeback to cricket in March 2013.
Charles Holder made a comeback and regained the seat for Social Credit.
Even in 2007 Nacha Pop launched their comeback with a performance at Sonorama.
Fan interest prompted a comeback with gigs in Germany in 2007.
Game 7 was a blowout for the Suns who completed a 3–1 series comeback.
Having failed at his political comeback, Roemer has in recent years been an investor and banker.
He announced his retirement in October 2009., but made a comeback in 2011 after being given a one-year contract with Bodø/Glimt.
He is currently getting in shape in hopes of an NFL comeback.
He later stated that he would rededicate himself to Hip hop music and make a comeback, after stating that he would retire after the release of his third album, "LAX".
He made a minor comeback in 1987, and worked for Greenlee's record label.
He made an instant comeback to the Irish team with a good all round performance against Northern Ireland.
He never successfully recovered and, despite comeback attempts, eventually retired in 1978.
He noted that "Comeback" was "essentially a collection of subplots", and questioned its purpose.
He was about to record a comeback solo album when he died in a fire at his producer's house in 1994.
His playing career made a brief comeback two seasons later.
In 1983 he made a comeback on MCA Records.
In 1990, Norman successfully persuaded Alice to make a comeback after a lengthy retirement in Spain.
In 1994, Davis launched a comeback as a middleweight.
In 1995, Roemer attempted a political comeback when he again ran for governor.
In addition to his faith, Rourke has publicly attributed his comeback to his dogs.
Intimidation and bribery were commonplace, and the electoral campaign saw the comeback of regional loyalties.
It also topped the charts in Taiwan, this album is often regarded as her comeback in the music industry.
It was often referred to as Prine's comeback album.
Many years passed until the comeback of Serú Girán became a reality.
On November 12, 2006, Rivers had the best game of his short career and led the San Diego Chargers to an improbable comeback against the Cincinnati Bengals.
Other critics found "Comeback" mediocre.
She appeared in "The Gambler" (1997) in a small role, marking her film comeback at the age of 86.
She sang a few hit songs for her old music directors but the reception for her comeback was mild.
Shortly thereafter, Young was announced as the Sporting News comeback player of the year.
That year he was voted the Tour's comeback player of the year.
The basic types of calls are the quack, the feed call, and the comeback or hail call.
The couple met while writing songs together for Smith's 1998 comeback album.
The organizations have recently made a great comeback in enrollment since falling off in the 1990s.
The style made a comeback in 1970s Britain, often worn with platform shoes.
The Wildcats' comeback came after LSU's Anthony Randolph foulded out with four minutes remaining.
Then at the Miami Open, Stosur made the quarterfinals after a big comeback from a set and 2–5 down to defeat Chanelle Scheepers.
They did win their opener in Greencastle against rival DePauw in a comeback effort, 63-62.
This is his comeback, showing the depth and skill of the early pictures".
This show also serve as the first step to Hee's slow but steady comeback.
Verma suffered a setback from the controversy, until his comeback in 2010.

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