Antonyms of REPARTEE

Examples of usage:

  1. When she returned to Frankfort none but the most acute observer would have suspected that the sparkling eye and dancing footstep were the disguise of a desolate, aching heart and that the merry laugh and witty repartee were but the echoes of a knell of sadness, whose deepest tones were stifled ere they reached the ear of the listener. "Tempest and Sunshine" by Mary J. Holmes
  2. Indians, nowadays, are rather inclined to back out when it comes to solid argument, but they are often clever in rapid repartee and in scoring a point quickly. "India and the Indians" by Edward F. Elwin
  3. Bessie smiled, but remained silent; she was tired, and not quite inclined for repartee. "Our Bessie" by Rosa Nouchette Carey
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