All these years I've been RETORTin' and didn't even know it.Retort: Verb
1. say something in answer to a remark or accusation, typically in a sharp, angry, or wittily incisive manner.
“No need to be rude,” retorted Isabel"
repay (an insult or injury).
"it was now his time to retort the humiliation"
a sharp, angry, or wittily incisive reply to a remark.
"she opened her mouth to make a suitably cutting retort"