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rejoinder

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n rejoinder (law) a pleading made by a defendant in response to the plaintiff's replication
    • n rejoinder a quick reply to a question or remark (especially a witty or critical one) "it brought a sharp rejoinder from the teacher"
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Rejoinder An answer to a reply; or, in general, an answer or reply.
    • Rejoinder (Law) The defendant's answer to the plaintiff's replication.
    • v. i Rejoinder To make a rejoinder.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n rejoinder An answer to a reply; in general, an answer.
    • n rejoinder In law, the fourth stage in the pleadings in an action at common law, being the defendant's answer to the plaintiff's replication. The next allegation of the plaintiff is called surrejoinder. Synonyms Reply, retort.
    • rejoinder To make a reply.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • ns Rejoinder an answer joined on to another, an answer to a reply:
    • ns Rejoinder (law) the defendant's answer to a plaintiff's replication
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
From F. rejoindre, inf., to join again. See Rejoin

Usage

In literature:

She seemed about to make an indignant rejoinder, but thought better of it.
"A Breath of Prairie and other stories" by Will Lillibridge
Her rejoinder was so odd and unexpected that stillness settled over the place.
"The Crimson Tide" by Robert W. Chambers
Pearse's face was set and grim; he made no rejoinder.
"The Pirate Woman" by Aylward Edward Dingle
Northmour spoke hotly, I remember, and I suppose I must have made some tart rejoinder.
"The Works of Robert Louis Stevenson - Swanston Edition Vol. 4 (of 25)" by Robert Louis Stevenson
These produced new replies and new rejoinders.
"Calamities and Quarrels of Authors" by Isaac Disraeli
What Miss Anne says, is very true," was Mr Shepherd's rejoinder, and "Oh!
"The Complete Project Gutenberg Works of Jane Austen" by Jane Austen
But in reality he was painfully alive to every one of her movements, and expected a plaintive rejoinder to his accusations.
"Brooke's Daughter" by Adeline Sergeant
Had Pompey then no rejoinder ready for meeting this reply?
"Harper's New Monthly Magazine, Volume 1, No. 4, September, 1850" by Various
At least none of them found a rejoinder.
"The Deaves Affair" by Hulbert Footner
Before he had thought of a rejoinder, the young Benedictine resumed his story.
"Under False Pretences" by Adeline Sergeant
And now the Judge's serious rejoinder.
"Bred of the Desert" by Marcus Horton
The pamphlets containing his rejoinders bear the imprint of Stephen Hackett, Willenhall.
"The Annals of Willenhall" by Frederick William Hackwood
To this reply there was absolutely no rejoinder.
"Pretty Michal" by Mór Jókai
No doubt that was a scathing rejoinder among the scavengers.
"World of the Drone" by Robert Abernathy
That angered him more than the severest rejoinder would have done.
"Eleven Possible Cases" by Frank R. Stockton
The poet asked Caryll's opinion of the criticism, and the substance of his reply is embodied in the rejoinder of Pope.
"The Works of Alexander Pope, Volume 1" by Alexander Pope
The speech was uttered to induce a rejoinder, but she made none.
"Davenport Dunn, Volume 2 (of 2) A Man Of Our Day" by Charles James Lever
But he himself was not of this opinion and composed a rejoinder.
"The Lost Manuscript" by Gustav Freytag
There was an enigma in the rejoinder; she did not stay to read the riddle, but went on to possess the situation, according to her wont.
"The Raid of The Guerilla and Other Stories" by Charles Egbert Craddock
In a few short paragraphs it is impossible to give an adequate rejoinder to these damaging complaints.
"The Popes and Science" by James J. Walsh
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In poetry:

One is incisive, corrosive:
Two retorts, nettled, curt, crepitant;
Three makes rejoinder, expansive, explosive;
Four overbears them all, strident and strepitant,
Five… O Danaides, O Sieve!
"Master Hugues Of Saxe-Gotha" by Robert Browning
Then came pleas and rejoinders, rebutters, demurrers,
Such as Chitty would plough into Richard Roe's furrows; —
Cross questions, and very cross answers, to suit —
So the gist of the case was the point in dispute.
"Scire Facias" by John Gardiner Calkins Brainard

In news:

Whenever we see that little rejoinder on a menu, "available in season only," we confess to a slight increase in anxiety.
Even those who have deeply disagreed with him will miss wondering what Hick 's next book would be, or how to phrase their rejoinder to Hick 's next idea.
GOP has spoken, and it's rejoinder time for Dems.
A mayor's rejoinder to Romney.
America's Unjust Revolution: A Rejoinder to Mark Tooley.
America's Unjust Revolution: A Second Rejoinder to Mark Tooley.
'The Miracles on Honey Bee Hill' delivers a stinging rejoinder to marriage-equality foes.
Burnyeat's rejoinder to my letter misstates both Stone's thesis and my criticism of it.
Bobby Jindal's curt rejoinder to Mitt Romney's comments that President Obama won because of 'gifts' to key constituencies could position him as the GOP's 'big tent' candidate in 2016.
We plan to publish responses and Mr Corwin's rejoinder in the Sunday Review.
We plan to publish responses and Mr Dreyer's rejoinder in the Sunday Review.
We plan to publish responses and Mr Lieberfeld's rejoinder in the Sunday Review.
We plan to publish responses and the writers' rejoinder in the Sunday Review.
Here are a couple of rejoinders to Mario.
THE REBUTTAL Dana Goldstein didn't think much of the Democratic rebuttal to the State of the Union address: I had been excited about Kansas Gov Kathleen Sebelius' official Democratic rejoinder, but her speech left me cold.
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In science:

Silverstein; and a rejoinder by the author. Baxter, J. R., and Jain, N. C.
Asymptotic results for empirical measures of weighted sums of independent random variables
With comments and a rejoinder by the authors.
Improvement of random LHD for high dimensions
Marginalized multilevel models and likelihood inference (with comments and a rejoinder by the authors).
A generalized linear mixed model for longitudinal binary data with a marginal logit link function
Rejoinder to the discussion of “Bayesian dose finding in oncology for drug combinations by copula regression.” Appl.
Bayesian phase I/II adaptively randomized oncology trials with combined drugs
Marginalized multilevel models and likelihood inference (with comments and a rejoinder by the authors).
Misspecifying the Shape of a Random Effects Distribution: Why Getting It Wrong May Not Matter
With comments and a rejoinder by the authors.
False discovery rate control with multivariate $p$-values
Calibration-based empirical probability (with discussion and rejoinder).
A nonmanipulable test
Some questions posed by the discussants make nice Ph.D. or master thesis topics, so we summarize them at the end of this rejoinder.
Rejoinder: Quantifying the Fraction of Missing Information for Hypothesis Testing in Statistical and Genetic Studies
We thank Yves Chretien for proofreading and suggestions, David Harrington for discussions on Cox regression, Peter McCullagh for very helpful exchanges that led us to discover an incorrect explanation in an early version of our rejoinder, and Michael Stein for exchanges on the design issues underlying C3H’s setting.
Rejoinder: Quantifying the Fraction of Missing Information for Hypothesis Testing in Statistical and Genetic Studies
We agreed that a special issue containing a few review papers around the main theme of the workshop along with formal discussions and rejoinders would be of great interest to Statistical Science readers.
Introduction
We believe that the five authoritative review papers contained in this issue, along with their discussions and rejoinders, provide an excellent overview of the assessment of the current state of the Bayesian methodology.
Introduction
Rejoinder on: Control of the false discovery rate under dependence using the bootstrap and subsampling.
False discovery rate controlling procedures for discrete tests
Rejoinder to “Parametric versus nonparametrics: two alternative methodologies (with discussion).” J.
Erich Leo Lehmann---A glimpse into his life and work
Székely & Rizzo (2009, Rejoinder, p. 1303) confirmed this conclusion, and commented that RKHS-based dependence measures do not seem to be formal extensions of Brownian distance covariance because the weight function is not integrable.
Hypothesis testing using pairwise distances and associated kernels (with Appendix)
Sz´ekely and Rizzo [2009, Rejoinder, p. 1303] confirmed this conclusion, and commented that RKHS-based dependence measures do not seem to be formal extensions of the distance covariance because the weight function is not integrable.
Equivalence of distance-based and RKHS-based statistics in hypothesis testing
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