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

EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR COUNTER-ACTION

All this counter-action to the misadventures had taken place in an hour.

She knew the symptoms of old, and by way of counter-action put on her most dour and sullen expression.

The walls were green, the furniture green—everything ordered in counter-action of light and heat.

The arena in which we have next to follow the effects of the July Revolution, in action and counter-action, is Germany.

Then there was a counter-action, a horrible breaking down of something inside him, a whole agony of reaction.

Save a little fever, which was the natural result of the counter-action, she was none the worse for her thrilling experience.

Whether this counter-action is to follow upon the enthusiasm that greets the great Guest, we dare not say.

The counter-action is in progress, and we watch what can be seen or guessed of it, in fascination.