Grunting, the youth swung wildly in a violent riposte , not caring what he hit.
The attack provoked a riposte , and the quarrel ranged far beyond the domain of rhetorical theory.
But much of this critical riposte assaults our protagonist's dignity more than is necessary for an appreciation of the film.
Such a direct riposte is rare and the opportunity to make it courteously and publicly, rarer still.
Biting back her instinctive urge to make a biting riposte in defence of her twin, Alicia merely shook her head.
A deflection wide with the right and a riposte with left and she fell.
We bumped into each other at a professional meeting, where he greeted me with a typical smiling riposte : ‘I always thought I was going to hear much more of you!
Forcing the blade aside, he delivered a crushing riposte , thrusting with his weapon towards his midriff.
His every thrust was blocked or parried, and the riposte that followed each left him with another leaking wound.
The riposte to such cultural protectionism is that it is cynical, self-interested and reflects a cultural conservatism and snooty suspicion of popular culture by certain political elites.