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

EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR COUNTER-ATTACKS

The counter-attacks, executed during the retreat, were brilliant and often fruitful.

Nevertheless, in spite of all difficulties our counter-attacks continued.

It is impossible to chronicle all the attacks and counter-attacks.

The Germans reorganised on the flanks of the hill and repulsed all counter-attacks.

To cap the triumph, two Belgian counter-attacks had been successful.

But by five of the afternoon the German counter-attacks had begun.

Four counter-attacks were made against Cantigny, but all of them failed.

Attacks and counter-attacks were nightly incidents of the struggle.

Gavrelle has already been the scene of many attacks and counter-attacks.

The story that follows is one long series of counter-attacks.