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noun as in reprisal

noun as in counterattack

noun as in foil


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Example Sentences

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

And just now the moment came for Foch to strike a great counter-blow.

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

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.

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On this page you'll find 164 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to counter-blow, such as: retaliation, retribution, vengeance, counterblow, requital, and avengement.

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