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synonyms for counteraction

  • balance
  • counterattack
  • counterbalance
  • counterblow
  • countermove
  • counteroffensive
  • counterpoise
  • neutralization
  • offset
  • reciprocation
  • reprisal
  • retribution
  • revenge
  • vengeance
  • an eye for an eye
  • counterstrike
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antonyms for counteraction

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  • forgiveness
  • pardon
  • sympathy
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How to use counteraction in a sentence

If another tree grows in the spot where your wood was harvested, it could potentially suck enough carbon out of the atmosphere to counteract the emissions of your campfire.
COVID-19 SPARKED A RUN ON OUTDOOR HEATERS AND FIRE PITS. WHICH IS BETTER FOR THE PLANET?SARAH KAPLANDECEMBER 11, 2020WASHINGTON POST
They will thus require just as much energy and investment to counteract.
HOW OUR DATA ENCODES SYSTEMATIC RACISMAMY NORDRUMDECEMBER 10, 2020MIT TECHNOLOGY REVIEW
So if you press one, that inadvertently presses other levers that counteract its effect.
WE ADMIRE THESE DO-GOODERS. WE JUST DON’T WANT TO DATE THEM.SIGAL SAMUELDECEMBER 4, 2020VOX
If the finding is broadly true for temperate trees, it could mean that these forests have a limit to how much carbon they can absorb every year, lessening their ability to counteract emissions from humans.
CLIMATE CHANGE IS AFFECTING FALL FOLIAGE, BUT NOT IN THE WAY YOU THINKULA CHROBAKNOVEMBER 30, 2020POPULAR-SCIENCE
Designed to counteract the effect of gravity on a pocket watch’s accuracy, the tourbillon mounts the watch’s critical timekeeping components in a rotating cage.
A Q&A WITH THE PROVOCATIVE MIND BEHIND WATCHMAKER H. MOSERDANIEL BENTLEYSEPTEMBER 21, 2020FORTUNE
In the meantime the opposite party made efforts of counteraction.
THE HISTORY OF ENGLAND IN THREE VOLUMES, VOL.III.E. FARR AND E. H. NOLAN
This daily paper would form a very strong counteraction to the ale-house.
THE HILLS AND THE VALERICHARD JEFFERIES
The second is the cause or tragic impulse of the counteraction, and stands between the climax and the fall or untying of the knot.
ELEMENTARY GUIDE TO LITERARY CRITICISMF. V. N. PAINTER
It was the mighty counteraction of free labor that crushed slavery.
THE BROTHERS' WARJOHN CALVIN REED
Catalytics may not remain beyond a certain time; their office is counteraction.
THE ACTION OF MEDICINES IN THE SYSTEMFREDERICK WILLIAM HEADLAND
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO COUNTERACTION

  • backfire
  • boomerang
  • counteraction
  • kickback
  • reaction
  • recoil
  • repercussion
  • resentment
  • resistance
  • response
  • retaliation
  • retroaction
  • tangle
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.