Today’s Word: retort

April 25, 2018 =========

☆  retort  反論する


To retort means to reply angrily to someone. It is mostly used in written English, such as newspapers and novels. Here are some examples on how to use it:

She opened her mouth to retort, but nothing came out.
I wish I hadn’t retorted at the time, it just made things worse.
There was no point in retorting, he wasn’t listening.
It’s best not to retort in the heat of the moment.

It’s not a commonly used word, but still useful to know. Can you use it in a sentence?