counterblow

[ koun-ter-bloh ]SEE DEFINITION OF counterblow

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It now became necessary for the older body to deal a counterblow.

The French retaliated with a counterblow that drove the enemy back (p. 293) in disorder.

The orders were to carry the city at all costs, a counterblow to compensate the Germans for their failure to capture Compigne.

Counterblow had followed blow, swift as the clash of rapiers in a duel of fencers.

In the counterblow the edge of Cheever's cuff caught on Dyckman's knuckles and ripped the skin.

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