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counterstrike

noun

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an attack made to counter an enemy's attack
  • after countless strikes and counterstrikes, the positions of both armies remained essentially unchanged

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The first known use of counterstrike was in 1851

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“Counterstrike.” The Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/counterstrike. Accessed 8 December 2019.

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