"retortion" Definition

  1. v. t. Act of retorting or throwing back; reflection or turning back.
  2. v. t. Retaliation.

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Position in dictionary: 84064 of 111710 words.
Word Type: v. t., v. t.,
Words that start with "retortion": 1
Words that end with "retortion": 1
Words that contain "retortion": 1
Next words in dictionary: retortive, retoss, retouch, retoucher, retrace, retract, retractable, retractate, retractation, retracted
Previous words in dictionary: retorting, retorter, retorted, retort, retorsion, retold, retitelae, retistene, retiring, retirer

English Dictionary Definition of retortion

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