Rejoinder sentence example

rejoinder
  • Kutuzov made no rejoinder or remark.

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  • The phone rang, precluding a pithy rejoinder, and as Cynthia was elbow-deep in dishwater, Dean answered.

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  • The best known are the Annales Ecclesiastici, written by Cardinal Baronius as a rejoinder to and refutation of the Historia ecclesiastica or "Centuries" of the Protestant theologians of Magdeburg (12 vols., published at Rome from 1788 to 1793; Baronius's work stops at the year 1197).

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  • There was the sharp rejoinder of unbelief, matched by the reverent mystified faith of the few who refused to go away.

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  • I tried to think of some witty rejoinder; what would Sophia say here?

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  • With regard to painting and sculpture, however, Goethe felt that a protest was necessary, if the insidious ideas propounded in works like Wackenroder's Herzensergiessungen were not to do irreparable harm, by bringing back the confusion of the Sturm and Drang; and, as a rejoinder to the Romantic theories, Goethe, in conjunction with his friend Heinrich Meyer (1760-1832), published from 1798 to 1800 an art review, Die Propyliien.

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  • Though these reasons were very insufficient and obscure, no one made any rejoinder.

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  • The process could continue with a replication from the plaintiff, a rejoinder from the defendant (and possibly even further pleadings).

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  • Dean ignored the rejoinder.

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  • On the other hand, Bramhall, supposing Hobbes privy to the publication, resented the manner of it, especially as no mention was made of his rejoinder.

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  • This can also mean making an appropriate rejoinder, asking a supplementary question, or simply looking interested while remaining mainly silent.

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  • More irritated by failure to provide an instant rejoinder.

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  • Conversation is divided into discrete contributions - often questions - that invite a rejoinder.

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  • It was a crushing rejoinder that must have surprised the disciples.

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  • While this is now clearly proven false, there is a rather obvious rejoinder he can legitimately offer.

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  • So little was his rejoinder appreciated that Napoleon did not notice it at all and naively asked Balashev through what towns the direct road from there to Moscow passed.

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  • A rejoinder in 1691 was followed by Locke's elaborate Third Letter on Toleration in the summer of the following year.

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  • Stillingfleet's rejoinder appeared in May, followed by a Second Letter from Locke in August, to which the bishop replied in the following year.

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  • I don't like him, she added in a tone admitting of no rejoinder and raising her eyebrows.

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  • In 1681 Anglesey wrote A Letter from a Person of Honour in the Country, as a rejoinder to the earl of Castlehaven, who had published memoirs on the Irish rebellion defending the action of the Irish and the Roman Catholics.

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  • Although he was not the author of Henry's book against Luther, he joined with his friend, Sir Thomas More, in writing a reply to the scurrilous rejoinder made by the reformer.

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  • The rejoinder, however, though partly true, is not to the point.

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  • His son made no rejoinder, but it was evident that whatever arguments were presented he was as little able as his father to change his opinion.

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  • He looked compassionately at Balashev, and as soon as the latter tried to make some rejoinder hastily interrupted him.

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  • Lui et elle, the rejoinder of the poet's brother Paul de Musset, was even more a travesty of the facts with no redeeming graces of style.

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  • Cuvier seems to have acquiesced in the corrections of his views made by Geoffroy, and attempted no rejoinder; but the attentive and impartial student of the discussion will see that a good deal was really wanting to make the latter's reply effective, though, as events have shown, the former was hasty in the conclusions at which he arrived, having trusted too much to the first appearance of centres of ossification, for, had his observations in regard to other birds been carried on with the same attention to detail as in regard to the fowl, he would certainly have reached some very different results.

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  • One of Wallis's rough sallies in this kind suggested to Hobbes the title of the next rejoinder with which, in 1657, he sought to close the unseemly wrangle.

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  • Piso issued a pamphlet by way of rejoinder, and there the matter dropped, Cicero being afraid to bring the father-in-law of Caesar to trial.

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  • He returned a mild answer; and, when a rejoinder came in.

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  • Wolzogen was about to make a rejoinder, but Kutuzov interrupted him.

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