GRE Word List


a sharp or witty reply : retort

The meaning of the word comeback is a sharp or witty reply : retort.

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dilatorytending or intended to cause delay
inevitableincapable of being avoided or evaded
humorthat quality which appeals to a sense of the ludicrous or absurdly incongruous : a funny or amusing quality
jurisdictionthe power, right, or authority to interpret and apply the law
seinea large net with sinkers on one edge and floats on the other that hangs vertically in the water and is used to enclose and catch fish when its ends are pulled together or are drawn ashore
despoilto strip of belongings, possessions, or value : pillage
crabbedmarked by a forbidding moroseness
reactionaryrelating to, marked by, or favoring reaction
hazarda source of danger
haggleto cut roughly or clumsily : hack