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riposte
n. (fencing) a counterattack made immediately after successfully parrying the opponents lunge

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riposte
v. make a return thrust; "his opponent riposted"

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Fuzzynyms (11)

lurch
n. a decisive defeat in a game (especially in cribbage)
knife thrust, thrust, stab
n. a strong blow with a knife or other sharp pointed instrument; "one strong stab to the heart killed him"
answer
n. the principal pleading by the defendant in response to plaintiff's complaint; in criminal law it consists of the defendant's plea of `guilty' or `not guilty' (or nolo contendere); in civil law it must contain denials of all allegations in the plaintiff's complaint that the defendant hopes to controvert and it can contain affirmative defenses or counterclaims
repartee
n. adroitness and cleverness in reply
rebutter, rebuttal
n. (law) a pleading by the defendant in reply to a plaintiff's surrejoinder
respond, react
v. show a response or a reaction to something
reciprocate
v. alternate the direction of motion of; "the engine reciprocates the propeller"

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