Sentence Examples

  • She tried to think of a retort, but couldn't.
  • The retorts are charged with molten sulphur from an upper reservoir, which is kept at the requisite temperature by means of the lost heat of the retort fires.
  • She opened her mouth to retort but stopped.
  • The only excuse made for the alternate cringing and insult, the alternate abuse and lying, which marked his course in this matter, has been the very weak plea that a man cannot fight with a system - a plea which is sufficiently answered by the retort that a great many men have so fought and have won.
  • Sofia bit back a retort and forced herself to her feet.