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reply of affirmation affirmative
statement (either spoken or written) that is made in reply to a question or request or criticism or accusation answer , reply , response
disrespectful reply back talk
witty reply bon mot , epigram , mot , quip , repartee , retort , witticism
book in the Old Testament containing Job's pleas to God about his afflictions and God's reply Book of Job , Job
quick reply to a question or remark (especially a witty or critical one) comeback , counter , rejoinder , replication , retort , return , riposte
remark to which there is no polite conversational reply conversation stopper , stopper
plaintiff's reply to a defendant's plea counterplea
reply that repeats what has just been said echo
sentence of inquiry that asks for a reply interrogation , interrogative , interrogative sentence , question
reply of denial negative
reply that has no relevance to what preceded it non sequitur
(law) a pleading by the defendant in reply to a plaintiff's surrejoinder rebuttal , rebutter
adroitness and cleverness in reply repartee
(law) a pleading made by a plaintiff in reply to the defendant's plea or answer replication
reply by a Pope to an inquiry concerning a point of law or morality rescript
(law) a pleading by the plaintiff in reply to the defendant's rebutter surrebuttal , surrebutter
(law) a pleading by the plaintiff in reply to the defendant's rejoinder surrejoinder
electrical device designed to receive a specific signal and automatically transmit a specific reply transponder
affirmative reply, answer, or vote yes
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