Crack and Retort


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Crack noun – An irregular usually narrow break in a surface created by pressure.
Retort and crack are semantically related In some cases you can use "Retort" instead the word "Crack" as a noun or a verb.
Nearby Words: cracked, cracking, crackle, cracker, crackled
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Retort noun – A quick witty response.
Usage example: she responded to the heckler with a scathing but hilarious retort that instantly won over the audience

Crack and retort are semantically related in answer topic. Sometimes you can use "Crack" instead the word "Retort" as a noun or a verb, if it concerns topics such as snappy answer.
Nearby Words: retorted, retorting
Synonyms for Retort

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similar similar crack similar retort
common common crack common retort
short short crack short retort
real real crack real retort
Other adjectives: clever.
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