Antonyms for counter-blow

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But the Queen had little fear of a counter-blow from France.

The counter-blow to that struck at Versailles was felt at Paris.

But M'shika was expecting this and fell back, swinging a counter-blow with his own club that Ch'aka easily avoided.

But be assured of this, that the instant you put your threat into execution, a counter-blow will follow it.

But the Australian staff officers were swift in preparing and delivering the counter-blow, which fell upon the enemy at 7.30.

Had the attack never been made we would not now enjoy the benefit resulting from the counter-blow.

He started a counter-blow with his right and the Battler's fist rose high and crashed against his jaw.