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- adj. Containing, or acting as, a retort.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Containing retort.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Retorting; turning backward; retrospective.
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She closed her lips in retortive silence, and they walked some way till she glanced at him to see how he was taking it.