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counterattack

noun

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an attack made to counter an enemy's attack
  • suddenly the tide of battle turned, and the rebels, who had been falling back, made a furious counterattack

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The first known use of counterattack was in 1800

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“Counterattack.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/counterattack. Accessed 24 Jul. 2021.

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