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verb as in countervail

verb as in counterbalance


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The counterpoising or balancing medium consisted of money to be given to the Church.

This was usually done on the pretense of picking up the counterpoising weight which had been purposely left on the ground.

The thought wrought in her something more than forgetfulness of pain or the expectation of counterpoising bliss.

He returns to his main thesis, and other counterpoising arguments occur to him.

Also, a counterpoising log of wood, rigged out from the side of a narrow boat or canoe, to prevent it from being upset.

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On this page you'll find 389 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to counterpoising, such as: accommodate, atone, balance, bury the hatchet, come to terms, and compose.

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