Grote wrote his history of Greece to counterwork the party bias of Mitford.
In that situation, at worst, their nature was left free to counterwork their principles.
To detect and to counterwork this plot was obviously my duty.
My doom was ratified by powers which no human energies can counterwork.
If the Syracusans succeeded in completing and holding this counterwork, the blockade of Syracuse would be rendered impossible.
You are well aware how necessary it is to reconnoitre an enemy to know by what method to counterwork his stratagems.
Let it be to abjure thy malice; to counterwork this hellish stratagem; to turn from me and from my brother, this desolating rage!
The cardinal's disappointment strongly inclined him to counterwork the amorous projects of his rival.
His case, he feared, was too sure to prove a sorrowful one, for he knew not how to counterwork their malevolence.