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In the counterblow the edge of Cheever's cuff caught on Dyckman's knuckles and ripped the skin.
WE CAN'T HAVE EVERYTHINGRUPERT HUGHES
Counterblow had followed blow, swift as the clash of rapiers in a duel of fencers.
THE ASTRONOMY OF THE BIBLEE. WALTER MAUNDER
It now became necessary for the older body to deal a counterblow.
RICHARD WAGNER HIS LIFE AND HIS DRAMASW. J. HENDERSON
The French retaliated with a counterblow that drove the enemy back (p. 293) in disorder.
THE STORY OF THE GREAT WAR, VOLUME VII (OF VIII)VARIOUS
The orders were to carry the city at all costs, a counterblow to compensate the Germans for their failure to capture Compigne.
THE STORY OF THE GREAT WAR, VOLUME VII (OF VIII)VARIOUS
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO COUNTERBLOW

  • avengement
  • avenging
  • comeuppance
  • compensation
  • counterblow
  • eye for an eye
  • just desserts
  • justice
  • punishment
  • reckoning
  • recompense
  • redress
  • repayment
  • reprisal
  • requital
  • retaliation
  • revanche
  • revenge
  • reward
  • satisfaction
  • vengeance
  • what for
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