or use Advanced Search
if you are searching for a compound word, note that it might appear in any of three ways, reflecting varied editorial practice: spaced ('house keeper'), solid ('housekeeper'), or hyphenated ('house-keeper')

Search results

Search phrase: retort


 6 result(s). alternate result(s)
PlayKey LineModern TextOriginal Text
As You Like ItAYL V.iv.70mind it was: this is called the Retort Courteous. If Iminde it was: this is call'd the retort courteous. If I
As You Like ItAYL V.iv.89degrees. The first, the Retort Courteous; the second,degrees. The first, the Retort courteous: the second,
Henry VH5 II.i.48I do retort the ‘ solus ’ in thy bowels,I do retort the solus in thy bowels,
Measure for MeasureMM V.i.299Thus to retort your manifest appealThus to retort your manifest Appeale,
The Merry Wives of WindsorMW II.ii.4I will retort the sum in equipage.
Troilus and CressidaTC III.iii.101Heat them, and they retort that heat againHeate them, and they retort that heate againe


 0 result(s).


 5 result(s).
limbeckretort, distilling apparatus, alembic
quipretort, taunt, gibe
retortrefuse, deny, reject
retortrepay, pay back, recompense
retortturn back, return, reflect


 2 result(s).
retort [apparatus]limbeck
retort [speech]quip

Themes and Topics

 0 result(s).

Words Families

 2 result(s).
Word FamilyWord Family GroupWords
RETORTBASICretort n, retort v


 0 result(s).

Jump directly to