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Word: quip

Definition: taunt; clever sarcastic remark; V.


Sentences Containing 'quip'

As a result of her quip, she was taken to the Marin County jail.
Duceppe's British roots had him once quip that "I'm a bloke who turned Bloc."
The tone here is one of arrogance; the quip "inferiority of his peers" shows Charlie's belief in his own prowess.

More Vocab Words

::: charlatan - quack; pretender to knowledge (esp. in medicine)
::: fritter - waste (time or money on unimportant things)
::: imperious - domineering; too commanding; haughty; CF. imperial/emperor
::: promulgate - announce; proclaim a doctrine or law; make known by official publication
::: wizened - shriveled; withered; Ex. wizened apple/old lady
::: ghastly - horrible; terrifying; resembling ghosts; CF. aghast
::: interdict - prohibit; forbid; N.
::: presumptuous - going beyond what is right; excessively forward; arrogant; taking liberties
::: engulf - surround and swallow up
::: mobile - movable; not fixed; N. mobility