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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.

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