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counterbalance

Synonyms and Antonyms of counterbalance

a force or influence that makes an opposing force ineffective or less effective
  • The author's humor is a good counterbalance to the book's serious subject matter.
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counterbalance

Synonyms and Antonyms of counterbalance

to balance with an equal force so as to make ineffective
  • A hearty dinner might counterbalance missing lunch.
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