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See definition of counterwork on Dictionary.com
  • as incounter
  • as incounteract

synonyms for counterwork

  • counteract
  • foil
  • offset
  • oppose
  • resist
  • respond
  • retaliate
  • ward off
  • backtalk
  • beat
  • bilk
  • buck
  • circumvent
  • contravene
  • cross
  • dash
  • disappoint
  • frustrate
  • hinder
  • match
  • meet
  • parry
  • pit
  • return
  • ruin
  • vie
  • fly in the face of
  • have bone to pick
  • hit back
  • play off
  • take on
  • thumbs down
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antonyms for counterwork

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  • aid
  • assist
  • help
  • support
  • agree
  • allow
  • divide
  • encourage
  • facilitate
  • permit
  • separate
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How to use counterwork in a sentence

Sloth and superstition equally counterwork providence, and render the bounty of heaven of no effect.
THE HISTORY OF EMILY MONTAGUEFRANCES BROOKE
The cardinal's disappointment strongly inclined him to counterwork the amorous projects of his rival.
THE HISTORY OF ENGLAND IN THREE VOLUMES, VOL.I., PART E.DAVID HUME
If the Syracusans succeeded in completing and holding this counterwork, the blockade of Syracuse would be rendered impossible.
STORIES FROM THUCYDIDESH. L. HAVELL
You are well aware how necessary it is to reconnoitre an enemy to know by what method to counterwork his stratagems.
LETTERS OF JOHN CALVIN, VOLUME I (OF 4)JULES BONNET
Let it be to abjure thy malice; to counterwork this hellish stratagem; to turn from me and from my brother, this desolating rage!
WIELAND; OR THE TRANSFORMATIONCHARLES BROCKDEN BROWN
In that situation, at worst, their nature was left free to counterwork their principles.
POLITICAL PAMPHLETSGEORGE SAINTSBURY
To detect and to counterwork this plot was obviously my duty.
ARTHUR MERVYNCHARLES BROCKDEN BROWN
My doom was ratified by powers which no human energies can counterwork.
EDGAR HUNTLEYCHARLES BROCKDEN BROWN
Grote wrote his history of Greece to counterwork the party bias of Mitford.
PRACTICAL ESSAYSALEXANDER BAIN
His case, he feared, was too sure to prove a sorrowful one, for he knew not how to counterwork their malevolence.
WISE SAWS AND MODERN INSTANCES, VOLUME II (OF 2)THOMAS COOPER
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