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counterbalances

noun
plural of counterbalance

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(Entry 1 of 2)

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

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counterbalances

verb
present tense third-person singular of counterbalance

Synonyms of counterbalances (Entry 2 of 2)

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

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“Counterbalances.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/counterbalances. Accessed 24 Sep. 2020.

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