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counteract

verb

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to balance with an equal force so as to make ineffective
  • this medication will counteract the symptoms but it won't kill the infection

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The first known use of counteract was in 1655

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“Counteract.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/counteract. Accessed 4 Aug. 2021.

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