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

EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR COUNTER-ATTACK

Our counter-attack had won back only part of the lost ground.

General Ashley's plan was splendid, a joke and a counter-attack in one.

The counter-attack was successful, and the situation was restored.

The latter had their line broken, but it was restored by a counter-attack.

In a few weeks all these centres of agitation will be preparing their counter-attack.

"My chance will come when the counter-attack begins," he thought.

After receiving a fair hit a counter-attack is not permitted.

Opportunities for counter-attack should be sought at all times, as explained in pars.

The German counter-attack has been repulsed with heavy losses.

Bors sent down a missile to break the back of the counter-attack.