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adverb as in contrary, reverse

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Officials countered the claim, saying they tended to Taylor as soon as they could, though they didn’t initially know she was injured since everything happened in the dark.

From Vox

There are, of course, counter-arguments to what Robinson is saying here.

Ernie Herrman, TJX chief Retailers are also planning online promotions early in the season in an attempt to counter Amazon’s Prime Day, which is usually held in July but has been pushed back until the fourth quarter this year.

From Ozy

What we have, I learn, is a late-season, last-minute, over-the-counter, nonresident, archery-only antlered-deer tag on public land.

Reinoehl had described himself in a social media posts as "100% ANTIFA" and suggested the tactics of counter-protesters amounted to "warfare," per the AP.

From Axios

When Chérif got out of prison, he worked at the fish counter of a supermarket.

This led to the formation of a Christian militant group to counter the rebels, and all-out sectarian violence exploded.

It seemed gratuitous and counter-intuitive in a story that had already inflicted more than enough suffering.

Then the sun went down and the anger came back as a “Thank You NYPD” rally traded insults with counter-protestors.

If you need to store the bottle in the fridge, let it warm up for a few minutes on the counter before serving.

On to Gaba Tepe just in time to see the opening, the climax and the end of the dreaded Turkish counter attack.

Our beloved Queen had drawn the teeth of the Turkish counter-attack on our extreme left.

Thereupon, I gave the word for a general counter-attack and our line began to advance.

The handkerchief glimmered on the counter, more white than anything else in that grey dusk.

She preceded him along a passage and then, taking a door on the left, found herself surprisingly in the shop, behind a counter.


On this page you'll find 161 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to counter, such as: antithetical, anti, antipodal, conflicting, contradictory, and contrary.

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