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counterbalance

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of COUNTERBALANCE

a force or influence that makes an opposing force ineffective or less effective <charitable giving is usually a good counterbalance to the self-indulgent commercialism of the Christmas season>
Related Words trade-off; ballast, weight
July 01, 2015
precarious Hear it
not certain, secure, or steady
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