counterpunch

as in counterattack
an attack made to counter an enemy's attack the last, desperate counterpunch of the German armies, known as the Battle of the Bulge

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“Counterpunch.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/counterpunch. Accessed 28 Feb. 2024.

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