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counterpunches

noun
plural of counterpunch

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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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“Counterpunches.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/counterpunches. Accessed 11 Aug. 2020.

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