- v. Simple past tense and past participle of riposte.
“At the Place de la Republique in eastern Paris on Tuesday, young people pelted riot police with projectiles, while youth in the central city of Lyon torched garbage cans and cars as police riposted with clouds of tear gas.”
“Boy, are you spiritual," Maher riposted at the time.”
“Paul riposted that his Christian faith was being assaulted.”
“Mr. Borakove riposted with a hapless-banker line: "They had to bang it, Senator!”
“For a measure of the near-madness of the mood right now one need look no further Davutoglu's statement that "Arab blood is Turkish blood"; a number of commentators have riposted with a reminder that it was the Arabs who in the well-worn phrase stabbed Turkey in the back and sided with the British in WWI, thereby ending the Ottoman Empire.”
“(But as Deyan Sudjic riposted, such a caricature misrepresents ‘the full and often contradictory range of Modernist expression … none of which seemed to be inspiring much actual terror on the day I went’.)”
“Their swords met, and Frankie riposted, freeing her sword to the outside.”
“Henry riposted in retreat, and then, sensing an opening, lowered his back arm to signal attack and lunged.”
“Just for a moment her eyes flashed, and then she laughed - and riposted neatly by repeating mine.”
“When the leader's club came down, he partied the blow and riposted with a bang across the knuckles.”
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