Retorted


Retorted
Her. Twisted; used of serpents or snakes entwined around each other.

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  • Retorted — Retort Re*tort , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Retorted}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Retorting}.] [L. retortus, p. p. of retorquere; pref. re re + torquere to turn twist. See {Torsion}, and cf. {Retort}, n., 2.] 1. To bend or curve back; as, a retorted line. [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • retorted — That which is not nice to look at; ugly; distastful; eye burning; hurl evoking. That guy is retorted …   Dictionary of american slang

  • retorted — That which is not nice to look at; ugly; distastful; eye burning; hurl evoking. That guy is retorted …   Dictionary of american slang

  • retorted — re·tort || rɪ tÉ”rt / tɔːt n. sharp answer, incisive response, cutting reply; container used for distillation v. make a sharp answer, give an incisive reply; retaliate, reciprocate, requite, return in kind; reply to an argument with a… …   English contemporary dictionary

  • retorted — retorˈted adjective 1. Bent back 2. Thrown back 3. Turned back • • • Main Entry: ↑retort …   Useful english dictionary

  • international relations — a branch of political science dealing with the relations between nations. [1970 75] * * * Study of the relations of states with each other and with international organizations and certain subnational entities (e.g., bureaucracies and political… …   Universalium

  • Retort — Re*tort , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Retorted}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Retorting}.] [L. retortus, p. p. of retorquere; pref. re re + torquere to turn twist. See {Torsion}, and cf. {Retort}, n., 2.] 1. To bend or curve back; as, a retorted line. [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Retorting — Retort Re*tort , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Retorted}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Retorting}.] [L. retortus, p. p. of retorquere; pref. re re + torquere to turn twist. See {Torsion}, and cf. {Retort}, n., 2.] 1. To bend or curve back; as, a retorted line. [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • retort — I UK [rɪˈtɔː(r)t] / US [rɪˈtɔrt] verb [transitive] Word forms retort : present tense I/you/we/they retort he/she/it retorts present participle retorting past tense retorted past participle retorted to reply immediately in an angry or humorous way …   English dictionary

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