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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

A strong action made in return for another strong action against oneself.

Usage examples (37)
  • Because of the strength of the attack, they knew that their counterattack had to be swift and strong.
  • It's very good this month -- there's a very sharp analysis on why counterattack is a bad idea:
  • Mr. Feingold's counterattack is fierce and personal in ways that past campaigns of his weren't.
  • In warfare, the notion of counterattack is extremely powerful. for more
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