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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.

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