use Retort in a sentence
[verb] to answer in a quick, clever or humorous way
He retorted that he knew nothing about it.
I opened my mouth to retort, then bit the words off sharply.
” No, you shut up, ” Rath retorted.
He retorted that he did not know.
[noun] A quick reply
The President was purposefully ambiguous in his retort.
A swift retort rose to Taylor’s lips. With some effort, she bit it back.
Her own retort surprised her, and she wondered if she spoke the truth.
The retort flew off her lips before she could process that he was teasing.
Ted let his sharp retort die on his tongue as Rostov, Drune, and Blatt approached.