ripost


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ripost


Past participle: riposted
Gerund: riposting

Imperative
ripost
ripost
Present
I ripost
you ripost
he/she/it riposts
we ripost
you ripost
they ripost
Preterite
I riposted
you riposted
he/she/it riposted
we riposted
you riposted
they riposted
Present Continuous
I am riposting
you are riposting
he/she/it is riposting
we are riposting
you are riposting
they are riposting
Present Perfect
I have riposted
you have riposted
he/she/it has riposted
we have riposted
you have riposted
they have riposted
Past Continuous
I was riposting
you were riposting
he/she/it was riposting
we were riposting
you were riposting
they were riposting
Past Perfect
I had riposted
you had riposted
he/she/it had riposted
we had riposted
you had riposted
they had riposted
Future
I will ripost
you will ripost
he/she/it will ripost
we will ripost
you will ripost
they will ripost
Future Perfect
I will have riposted
you will have riposted
he/she/it will have riposted
we will have riposted
you will have riposted
they will have riposted
Future Continuous
I will be riposting
you will be riposting
he/she/it will be riposting
we will be riposting
you will be riposting
they will be riposting
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been riposting
you have been riposting
he/she/it has been riposting
we have been riposting
you have been riposting
they have been riposting
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been riposting
you will have been riposting
he/she/it will have been riposting
we will have been riposting
you will have been riposting
they will have been riposting
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been riposting
you had been riposting
he/she/it had been riposting
we had been riposting
you had been riposting
they had been riposting
Conditional
I would ripost
you would ripost
he/she/it would ripost
we would ripost
you would ripost
they would ripost
Past Conditional
I would have riposted
you would have riposted
he/she/it would have riposted
we would have riposted
you would have riposted
they would have riposted
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References in classic literature ?
The little woman, attacked on a sudden, but never without arms, lighted up in an instant, parried and riposted with a home-thrust, which made Wagg's face tingle with shame; then she returned to her soup with the most perfect calm and a quiet smile on her face.
"No matter the provocation the army commanders are talking about, the ripost should not be to shoot protesters, kill them and shed blood," he said.
As the CBSO's strings quivered with quiet rapture and Symphony Hall lit up with sound, Wilson of-ffered the most eloquent possible ripost to those misguided souls who still pin labels like 'pastoral' and 'placid' on this visionary music.
Gorbachev told Reagan in ripost, "It is a question of principle.
Within days of the news that Textline was to be removed from its service, MAID responded with what can only be described as a highly creative ripost. Announcing that it had formed a new partnership with market research publisher Frost & Sullivan, the company unveiled a totally new paradigm for the industry.
See also Bryan Palmer's cogent ripost to Drache in "Listening to History instead of Historians: Reflections on Working-Class History," Studies in Political Economy, 20 (1986), 47-83.
But her slightly grotesque ripost in return was that by all means I should hurry up and complete it, but not before finishing the kitchen.
The Thais then turned north and sent aircraft to bomb Saravane in Laos prompting French aircraft to ripost with strikes on Lakhon, Monk and Koumarat.
Do that for long enough and you get the events of Monday, when state television reported an armed ripost against brutal security forces.
Pacquiao immediately riposted, accusing his rival of hypocrisy before goading him to accept his challenge for a rematch.
In one of Janella's last rallies before election day, Estrada riposted: 'They say the Estradas have ruled San Juan for 50 years ...
Ambassador Rastam riposted that all the substantive and protocol matters had been agreed.