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counter-balance

noun as in balance

noun as in ballast

noun as in equipoise

verb as in oppose

verb as in weigh

verb as in countervail

verb as in counterbalance

verb as in cover

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Example Sentences

In this way it would in a measure pull the nose of the Aeroplane up and counter-balance the "nose-heavy" tendency.

All machines have their friction; and possibly this does enough good to counter-balance the evil.

Louise hastily shifted to the opposite side as a counter-balance, and in so doing, released the mainsheet.

He attempted to counter-balance; and then he was in the water, splashing about and trying to get hold of the tub.

Among such people as ours, ignorance, idleness and greed counter-balance one another.

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On this page you'll find 811 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to counter-balance, such as: answer, attitude, backlash, feedback, feeling, and opinion.

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

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