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rejoinder

Noun

1 a quick reply to a question or remark (especially a witty or critical one); "it brought a sharp rejoinder from the teacher" [syn: retort, return, riposte, replication, comeback, counter]
2 (law) a pleading made by a defendant in response to the plaintiff's replication

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rejoinder
  1. A reply to the answer to a previous question

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