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coun*ter ri*poste

What Is The Definition Of Counter-Riposte In Fencing?

1. This is the offensive move an opponent takes after the parry (deflection) of a riposte (attack). An example of this would be: fencer A attacks, fencer B responds with a parry and riposte, then fencer A responds with a counter-riposte. Counter-ripostes may be numbered (second, third, etc.) throughout a fencing encounter.

Examples Of How Counter-Riposte Is Used In Commentary

1. That was a quick exchange between Jones and Flemming, with Flemming taking the lead with the counter-riposte.

Sports The Term Is Used

1. Fencing

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