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plural of counterpoise
as in offsets
a force or influence that makes an opposing force ineffective or less effective the happiness brought by a new baby was a timely counterpoise to the grief occasioned by a death in the family

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present tense third-person singular of counterpoise

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“Counterpoises.” Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 29 May. 2024.

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