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To reply or to answer

reply

verb

to say, write, or do something as an answer

answer

verb

to give a spoken reply to a question

respond

verb

to reply, especially in writing

retort

verb

to reply immediately in an angry or humorous way to something that someone has said

rejoin

verb

to reply quickly to something that has been said

come back

to react or reply, especially by expressing your opinion in a strong clear way

answer back

to reply rudely to someone who has more authority than you

write back

to send a reply to someone who has sent you a letter

counter

verb

to reply to a criticism or statement that you disagree with

talk back

to reply quickly and often rudely to something that someone says. This expression is used especially to describe children being rude to their parents

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