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counterweight

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a force or influence that makes an opposing force ineffective or less effective
  • hard work can often be a counterweight to modest intelligence

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The first known use of counterweight was in 1693

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“Counterweight.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/counterweight. Accessed 2 Jul. 2022.

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