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A half-dozen people were already lined up outside the Fauquier Community Food Bank, each clutching a number from a dispenser like the ones sitting on deli counters.

Many noted that the lawyer made a lengthy reference to the 1992 film “My Cousin Vinny” in a long-winded analogy about the distance poll watchers were ordered to keep away from ballot counters.

Other items, such as food, over-the-counter medicines and baby products, are being “fast-tracked through the supply chain and prioritized for restocking,” spokeswoman Jessica Carlson said.

That is, when presented with evidence that advertising doesn’t work as advertised, the advertising executive counters with all the ancillary benefits of advertising.

More than 100,000 new cases and about 1,500 deaths are being recorded nationwide every day, and many states are tightening or implementing new public health measures to counter the virus’s spread.

But in most emergencies, anyone taking a closer look would find that misconception countered by the reality of African leadership.

“This show is not an exercise to offend people,” McGruder countered.

I asked him about the threat of a new civil war and he countered with one of his own.

However, such crypto-libertarianism is countered by a very strong belief in the need for government to provide a safety net.

Gun rights groups immediately mounted challenges and have countered by lobbying for and passing legal expansions of gun rights.

They led and countered and pummelled each other till the perspiration poured down their faces and they had begun to breathe hard.

"You've been thinking me guilty, then," he countered swiftly.

“Maybe we might run into the real ‘U-13’,” countered Jimmie.

The editor of Sinn Fein countered the suppression of his paper by an ingenious device.

To see to your principal's wound and that of the other whom your sword countered in the trial bout!


On this page you'll find 44 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to countered, such as: respond, resist, foil, oppose, offset, and retaliate.

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