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sally

Synonyms of sally in English:

noun

  • 1 the garrison made a sally against us
    sortie, charge, foray, thrust, drive, offensive, attack, assault, raid, incursion, invasion, onset, onslaught
  • 2 a fruitless sally into the city
    expedition, excursion, trip, outing, jaunt, visit
  • 3 they exchanged amusing sallies
    witticism, smart remark, quip, barb, pleasantry;
    joke, pun, jest, bon mot;
    retort, riposte, counter, rejoinder
    informalgag, wisecrack, comeback
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