Riposte



noun
1.
a quick, sharp return in speech or action; counterstroke:
a brilliant riposte to an insult.
2.
Fencing. a quick thrust given after parrying a lunge.
verb (used without object), riposted, riposting.
3.
to make a riposte.
4.
to reply or retaliate.
noun
1.
a swift sharp reply in speech or action
2.
(fencing) a counterattack made immediately after a successful parry
verb
3.
(intransitive) to make a riposte

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