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At the same time, the very recency of RNA vaccines and the rapidity of their production generated a countervailing doubt manifesting as high levels of anti-vaccination.
WE HAVE TO TALK ABOUT DOUBT - ISSUE 104: HARMONYDAVID KRAKAUERSEPTEMBER 1, 2021NAUTILUS
Economist John Kenneth Galbraith famously called this “countervailing power.”
CAN A GRAND BARGAIN EMPOWER AMAZON’S WORKERS AND LIMIT CORPORATE POWER?NELSON LICHTENSTEINMARCH 25, 2021WASHINGTON POST
But whatever becomes of us, we are sure the adversary cannot countervail the King's damages.
THE LOYALISTS OF AMERICA AND THEIR TIMES, VOL. 1 OF 2EGERTON RYERSON
Her object being to countervail the design of her husband, she instantly commences a system of manoeuvring to carry her point.
FEMALE SCRIPTURE BIOGRAPHIES, VOL. IFRANCIS AUGUSTUS COX
And to countervail this, it has been laid down by nature, that the men who have something to say don't say it.
THE REMARKABLE HISTORY OF SIR THOMAS UPMORE, BART., M.P., FORMERLY KNOWN AS "TOMMY UPMORE"R. D. BLACKMORE
The thegn is a twelve hundred man; his wergild and his oath countervail those of six ceorls.
DOMESDAY BOOK AND BEYONDFREDERIC WILLIAM MAITLAND
The Author of all things, though besought, did not so co-operate as to countervail the legitimate action of natural powers.
THE MISSING LINK IN MODERN SPIRITUALISMA. LEAH UNDERHILL
There have been others who would never allow any claim of mere expediency to countervail against the dictates of conscience.
TEN TUDOR STATESMENARTHUR D. INNES
What censures, then, can I have in reserve to countervail such praises?
OLD-FASHIONED ETHICS AND COMMON-SENSE METAPHYSICSWILLIAM THOMAS THORNTON
Nothing doth countervail a faithful friend, and his excellency is unvaluable.
ESSAYS AND TALESJOSEPH ADDISON
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO COUNTERVAIL

  • accommodate
  • atone
  • balance
  • bury the hatchet
  • come to terms
  • compose
  • conciliate
  • counterbalance
  • counterpoise
  • countervail
  • forgive and forget
  • make amends
  • make peace
  • mend
  • offset
  • outweigh
  • pacify
  • recompense
  • redeem
  • redress
  • requite
  • set off
  • settle
  • shake hands
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