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synonyms for counter attack

  • action
  • hostility
  • resistance
  • struggle
  • antinomy
  • antithesis
  • aversion
  • brush
  • clash
  • combat
  • competition
  • con
  • conflict
  • contention
  • contest
  • contradistinction
  • contrariety
  • counteraction
  • counterattack
  • defense
  • defiance
  • disapproval
  • duel
  • encounter
  • engagement
  • fray
  • grapple
  • negativism
  • prevention
  • repugnance
  • repulsion
  • rivalry
  • skirmish
  • strife
  • unfriendliness
  • violation
  • war
  • warfare
  • civil disobedience
  • confronting
  • contraposition
  • obstructiveness
  • opposure
  • oppugnancy
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antonyms for counter attack

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  • accord
  • affection
  • agreement
  • calm
  • harmony
  • kindness
  • liking
  • love
  • obedience
  • peace
  • retreat
  • surrender
  • sympathy
  • yielding
  • compatibility
  • team
  • teammates
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How to use counter attack in a sentence

In their shelter, Brion and Ulv crouched low and wondered why the attack didn't come.
SENSE OF OBLIGATIONHENRY MAXWELL DEMPSEY (AKA HARRY HARRISON)
On to Gaba Tepe just in time to see the opening, the climax and the end of the dreaded Turkish counter attack.
GALLIPOLI DIARY, VOLUME IIAN HAMILTON
Then the enemy's howitzers and field guns had it all their own way, forcing attack to yield a lot of ground.
GALLIPOLI DIARY, VOLUME IIAN HAMILTON
But the strength of his arm, and the bravery of his heart could not have defended him long against their determined attack.
THE PASTOR'S FIRE-SIDE VOL. 3 OF 4JANE PORTER
Uric acid is decreased before an attack of gout and increased afterward, but its etiologic relation is still uncertain.
A MANUAL OF CLINICAL DIAGNOSISJAMES CAMPBELL TODD
If so, it is to be hoped that, wise man as you are, the first attack of this disorder was also your last.
THE PIT TOWN CORONET, VOLUME I (OF 3)CHARLES JAMES WILLS
Then it appears that the rebels delayed their attack until the arrival of their chief, hourly expected.
THE PHILIPPINE ISLANDSJOHN FOREMAN
The attack was commenced by the allies under Blucher upon the French centre, with a fury irresistible.
THE EVERY DAY BOOK OF HISTORY AND CHRONOLOGYJOEL MUNSELL
Our beloved Queen had drawn the teeth of the Turkish counter-attack on our extreme left.
GALLIPOLI DIARY, VOLUME IIAN HAMILTON
So, small as his force was, only one hundred and eighty, he determined to move out and attack Porter without delay.
THE COURIER OF THE OZARKSBYRON A. DUNN
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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