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Sample sentences for the GRE study word retort

retort can be used as a verb
retort can be used as a noun

1.Gabriel did not answer for his retort had heated him. - from Dubliners by James Joyce
2.The retort silenced Matthew if it did not convince him. - from Anne Of Green Gables by Lucy Maud Montgomery
3.I will retort the sum in equipage. - from The Complete Works of William Shakespeare by William Shakespeare
4.Thus to retort your manifest appeal. - from The Complete Works of William Shakespeare by William Shakespeare
5.I do retort the 'solus' in thy bowel. - from The Complete Works of William Shakespeare by William Shakespeare
6.Lady Lucas could not be insensible of triumph on being able to retort on Mrs. - from Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen
7.Heat them, and they retort that heat agai. - from The Complete Works of William Shakespeare by William Shakespeare
8.I was going to retort with an inquiry, and had got as far as "Why--" when Joe stopped me. - from Great Expectations by Charles Dickens
9.Woodhouse's peculiarities and fidgetiness were sometimes provoking him to a rational remonstrance or sharp retort equally ill-bestowed. - from Emma by Jane Austen
10.Now, these four retorts arose from Mr. - from Oliver Twist by Charles Dickens
11.Insulted Merion thus retorts the boas. - from The Iliad of Homer by Homer
12.Cucurbites retorts distilling-vessels so called from their likeness in shape to a gourd -- Latin, "cucurbita.. - from The Canterbury Tales by Geoffrey Chaucer
13.Then Prudence, making semblance of wrath, retorts that she loves his honour and profit as she loves her own, and ever has done she cites the Scriptures in support of her counse. - from The Canterbury Tales by Geoffrey Chaucer

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