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noun as in rebuttal

noun as in rejoinder

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Perhaps they believe his claims that he’s a target of extortion — a sort of countercharge that in the past has often turned out to be untrue.

So I would like you to just tell me your best thinking on that series of charges and countercharges.

In other situations, the accusation arises as a countercharge.

Preston and Palmer were not only driven back, but they left some prisoners as a result of a countercharge by a Union regiment.

Lieutenant Sharpe ordered a countercharge, and the battalion rushed to meet the enemy.

However, no formal answer came until November 5, three days before the election, when a countercharge was impossible.

Ribs of the wounded broken in; features of the dead mashed by the heels of the Brown countercharge!

The conduct of every department and every individual concerned was the subject of charge, answer, and countercharge innumerable.


On this page you'll find 25 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to countercharge, such as: rejoinder, reply, answer, confutation, counterargument, and counterclaim.

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