Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR COUNTER ATTACK

The counter attack should be made vigorously and at the proper time.

Her counter attack was delivered at an opportune moment, but was frustrated.

So terrific was the assault that the Germans could make no counter attack.

We had to make a counter attack with stones to keep them off.

Quard's eyes clouded under the impact of this counter attack.

There might come at any moment a counter attack by the enemy.

Taking with the Pawn would have opened a possibility for a counter attack.

"I rather wish they had developed their counter attack," says the Colonel.

There had been no German counter attack since our men came up here.

General Lee, instead of following up his good fortune by counter attack, went off to Richmond to suggest other operations.