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synonyms for counter-poise

  • answer
  • attitude
  • backlash
  • feedback
  • feeling
  • opinion
  • reception
  • reply
  • return
  • acknowledgment
  • backfire
  • boomerang
  • comeback
  • compensation
  • counteraction
  • counterbalance
  • counterpoise
  • echo
  • hit
  • kick
  • kickback
  • lip
  • rebound
  • receptivity
  • reciprocation
  • recoil
  • reflection
  • reflex
  • rejoinder
  • repercussion
  • retort
  • reverberation
  • revulsion
  • sass
  • take
  • vibes
  • wisecrack
  • back talk
  • double-take
  • knee-jerk
  • reagency
  • snappy comeback

antonyms for counter-poise

MOST RELEVANT
  • question
  • request
  • failure
  • loss
  • cause
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How to use counter-poise in a sentence

On to Gaba Tepe just in time to see the opening, the climax and the end of the dreaded Turkish counter attack.
GALLIPOLI DIARY, VOLUME IIAN HAMILTON
Our beloved Queen had drawn the teeth of the Turkish counter-attack on our extreme left.
GALLIPOLI DIARY, VOLUME IIAN HAMILTON
Thereupon, I gave the word for a general counter-attack and our line began to advance.
GALLIPOLI DIARY, VOLUME IIAN HAMILTON
The handkerchief glimmered on the counter, more white than anything else in that grey dusk.
HILDA LESSWAYSARNOLD BENNETT
She was a woman of too much natural and acquired poise to remain askew under any shock.
ANCESTORSGERTRUDE ATHERTON
She preceded him along a passage and then, taking a door on the left, found herself surprisingly in the shop, behind a counter.
HILDA LESSWAYSARNOLD BENNETT
At night several counter-attacks were delivered, in every case repulsed with heavy loss.
GALLIPOLI DIARY, VOLUME IIAN HAMILTON
A lamp was blazing in the store and I could plainly see everyone gathered along the counter.
THE SOLDIER OF THE VALLEYNELSON LLOYD
At the critical moment of the Austrian counter-attack at Dego, Lannes cleared the village by a brisk bayonet charge.
NAPOLEON'S MARSHALSR. P. DUNN-PATTISON
That counter-blast of passion and that plain speaking from a quarter so unexpected served, in part at least, to sober him.
ST. MARTIN'S SUMMERRAFAEL SABATINI
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