Definition Of retorted


heat in a retort in order to separate or purify.

the raw shale is retorted at four crude oil works

repay (an insult or injury).

it was now his time to retort the humiliation

say something in answer to a remark or accusation, typically in a sharp, angry, or wittily incisive manner.

“No need to be rude,” retorted Isabel

Example Of retorted