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synonyms for countervailing

  • balance
  • counteract
  • counterbalance
  • counterpoise
  • invalidate
  • neutralize
  • nullify
  • undo
  • compensate for
  • make up for

antonyms for countervailing

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  • approve
  • permit
  • validate
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How to use countervailing in a sentence

The countervailing forces that can combat misinformation—literature, art, logic, critical thinking, civics, and history—have meanwhile been deemphasized in education in favor of “workforce development.”
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In other words, when there was countervailing power in our system.
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(p. 23) Nor are even misfortunes when they occur, as occur they must, utterly devoid of some countervailing joys.
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One countervailing influence to my drift to Toryism in those days was Margaret's quite religious faith in the Liberals.
THE NEW MACHIAVELLIHERBERT GEORGE WELLS
Hence the overpursuit of any one subject may be hurtful, unless duly balanced by countervailing forces.
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That, to my mind, is a very great and insuperable objection, and I do not see any countervailing advantage.
INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE HELD AT WASHINGTON FOR THE PURPOSE OF FIXING A PRIME MERIDIAN AND A UNIVERSAL DAY. OCTOBER, 1884.VARIOUS
From 1899 to 1904 a countervailing duty was imposed on bounty-fed beet sugar.
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Another form of opposition to these  obsessions is the creation of countervailing reputations.
BOON, THE MIND OF THE RACE, THE WILD ASSES OF THE DEVIL, AND THE LAST TRUMP;HERBERT GEORGE WELLS
Yet it possessed in the eyes of the natives one more than countervailing advantage.
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In other words, the growing sympathy for his daughter, must be met by a countervailing distrust and aversion toward Hadley.
EVELINE MANDEVILLEALVIN ADDISON
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