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Antonyms for countervailing

Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.


Tiara missed Eunice, but there was a countervailing joy in her soul.

By the separate act of our own legislatures, for countervailing their effects.

To the eighth Demonstration, ingenious as it is, succeeds a countervailing reversal in the ninth: the Neither following the Both.

Hence the overpursuit of any one subject may be hurtful, unless duly balanced by countervailing forces.

He turned at the open window, held out a long forefinger, and uttered his countervailing faith.

He, for his part, had a countervailing grudge against the world, fancying the work he did for it but feebly remunerated.

As an environment to the soul it is, for all the countervailing heroisms of men, a world of evil power let loose.

There was, however, one countervailing advantage of incalculable value.

We have set aside the conception of Justice as in any sense a countervailing idea to that of the synthetic process.

If we are sufficiently self-controlled to dissemble our inward rage, we may get some countervailing good out of the calamity.