counterspell

noun coun·ter·spell \ ˈkau̇n-tər-ˌspel \
variants: or counter-spell
Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of counterspell

plural counterspells or counter-spells
: a spell that counters or negates another spell
  • … traditionally in Santo Domingo … there was only one way to prevent disaster from coiling around you, only one surefire counterspell that would keep you and your family safe.
  • —Junot Díaz

First Known Use of counterspell

1725


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