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synonyms for counterstroke

  • retaliation
  • retribution
  • vengeance
  • counterblow
  • requital
  • avengement
  • avenging
  • eye for an eye
  • paying back

antonyms for counterstroke

MOST RELEVANT
  • forgiveness
  • pardon
  • kindness
  • sympathy
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How to use counterstroke in a sentence

And if you suggest a fault, its panegyrists are always ready with a counterstroke.
AMERICAN SKETCHESCHARLES WHIBLEY
Hancock made a fierce counterstroke, and the remnant of the Confederates retreated.
ENCYCLOPAEDIA BRITANNICA, 11TH EDITION, VOLUME 11, SLICE 8VARIOUS
Counterstroke after counterstroke had failed, and Russia was now tottering towards a collapse.
THE OUTLINE OF HISTORY: BEING A PLAIN HISTORY OF LIFE AND MANKINDHERBERT GEORGE WELLS
Such was the faith required of Ulysses, but now comes the internal counterstroke: his skepticism.
HOMER'S ODYSSEYDENTON J. SNIDER
The Russian counterstroke penetrated into Eylau itself and Napoleon himself was in serious danger.
ENCYCLOPAEDIA BRITANNICA, 11TH EDITION, VOLUME 10, SLICE 1VARIOUS
The counterstroke of the President was one of the most effective passages of his message in its effect upon public opinion.
THE CLEVELAND ERAHENRY JONES FORD
It was a counterstroke by the worsted belligerent to get better terms of peace.
SOME PRINCIPLES OF MARITIME STRATEGYJULIAN STAFFORD CORBETT
Hume lingered for a moment, offering a counterstroke of indifference in what he had always known would be a test of wits.
STAR HUNTERANDRE ALICE NORTON
After frightful losses the Abyssinians wavered, and the wise Arab seized the moment for a counterstroke.
THE RIVER WARWINSTON S. CHURCHILL
The order was sent immediately to Longstreet to deliver the counterstroke.
MANASSES (BULL RUN) NATIONAL BATTLEFIELD PARK-VIRGINIAFRANCIS F. WILSHIN
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO COUNTERSTROKE

  • avengement
  • avenging
  • counterblow
  • counterstroke
  • eye for an eye
  • paying back
  • requital
  • retaliation
  • retribution
  • vengeance
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.