Vocabulary Builder

Vocabulary Builder

    Improve Your Writing

  • Boost your vocabulary
  • See words in the context of real sentences
  • Learn by association and by definition
  • Master a new lexicon!

Get Started Below

Vocabulary Word

Word: rejoinder

Definition: reply; retort; comeback; V. rejoin: say in reply


Sentences Containing 'rejoinder'

Alexander Dru about Haecker’s "Journal in the Night": (1950) “This book, reminiscent in form of Pascal's "Pensées", is his last testimony to the truth and a confession of faith that is a spontaneous rejoinder to a particular moment in history.
Miss Lavinia was going on to make some rejoinder, when Miss Clarissa, who appeared to be incessantly beset by a desire to refer to her brother Francis, struck in again: 'If Dora's mama,' she said, 'when she married our brother Francis, had at once said that there was not room for the family at the dinner-table, it would have been better for the happiness of all parties.'
was the impulsive rejoinder from a score of clubbed voices.
``I neither want any thanks, nor merit any,''was the careless rejoinder.

More Vocab Words

::: hibernal - wintry; wintery; of or like winter
::: eerie - weird; causing fear because strange
::: anthropologist - student of the history and science of humankind
::: criteria - standards used in judging; CF. criterion
::: esoteric - hard to understand; known only to the chosen few, esp. initiates; N. esoterica
::: chaotic - in utter disorder
::: haunt - (of a spirit) visit (a place); come to mind continually; visit (a place) regularly; frequent; Ex. haunted house; Ex. haunted by his last words; N: place much frequented
::: draft - first rough form; conscription; draught; V: make a draft of; conscript
::: emulate - imitate; rival; try to equal or excel (through imitation)
::: tempestuous - stormy; violent; impassioned; N. tempest: violent storm