Jest and Retort

Jest

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Jest noun – An attitude or manner not to be taken seriously.
Retort and jest are semantically related In some cases you can use "Retort" instead the word "Jest" as a noun or a verb.
Nearby Words: jesting, jested, jester, jestingly
Synonyms for Jest

Retort

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Retort noun – A quick witty response.
Jest and retort are semantically related in snappy answer topic. Sometimes you can use "Jest" instead the word "Retort" as a noun or a verb.
Nearby Words: retorted, retorting
Synonyms for Retort

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good good jest good retort
short short jest short retort
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Retort and Jest. (2016). Retrieved 2021, February 28, from https://thesaurus.plus/related/jest/retort
Jest & Retort. N.p., 2016. Web. 28 Feb. 2021. <https://thesaurus.plus/related/jest/retort>.
Retort or Jest. 2016. Accessed February 28, 2021. https://thesaurus.plus/related/jest/retort.

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