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counter poised

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synonyms for counter poised

  • accommodate
  • atone
  • balance
  • bury the hatchet
  • come to terms
  • compose
  • conciliate
  • counterbalance
  • counterpoise
  • countervail
  • forgive and forget
  • make amends
  • make peace
  • mend
  • offset
  • outweigh
  • pacify
  • recompense
  • redeem
  • redress
  • requite
  • set off
  • settle
  • shake hands
  • compensate for
  • counterbalance
  • negate
  • nullify
  • offset
  • overcome
  • redress
  • subdue
  • abrogate
  • annul
  • balance
  • cancel
  • conquer
  • countercheck
  • counterpoise
  • countervail
  • defeat
  • frustrate
  • invalidate
  • negative
  • override
  • overrule
  • undo

antonyms for counter poised

MOST RELEVANT
  • disagree
  • aid
  • approve
  • encourage
  • establish
  • give up
  • help
  • lose
  • permit
  • support
  • surrender
  • validate
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How to use counter poised in a sentence

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
Our beloved Queen had drawn the teeth of the Turkish counter-attack on our extreme left.
GALLIPOLI DIARY, VOLUME IIAN HAMILTON
Thereupon, I gave the word for a general counter-attack and our line began to advance.
GALLIPOLI DIARY, VOLUME IIAN HAMILTON
The handkerchief glimmered on the counter, more white than anything else in that grey dusk.
HILDA LESSWAYSARNOLD BENNETT
She preceded him along a passage and then, taking a door on the left, found herself surprisingly in the shop, behind a counter.
HILDA LESSWAYSARNOLD BENNETT
At night several counter-attacks were delivered, in every case repulsed with heavy loss.
GALLIPOLI DIARY, VOLUME IIAN HAMILTON
His neck looked as powerful as a bull's, and his rather small head was poised upon it with a sort of triumphant boldness.
BELLA DONNAROBERT HICHENS
A lamp was blazing in the store and I could plainly see everyone gathered along the counter.
THE SOLDIER OF THE VALLEYNELSON LLOYD
At the critical moment of the Austrian counter-attack at Dego, Lannes cleared the village by a brisk bayonet charge.
NAPOLEON'S MARSHALSR. P. DUNN-PATTISON
That counter-blast of passion and that plain speaking from a quarter so unexpected served, in part at least, to sober him.
ST. MARTIN'S SUMMERRAFAEL SABATINI
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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