1. counterpoised brought into equipoise by means of a weight or force that offsets another
  2. counterproposal a proposal offered as an alternative to an earlier proposal
  3. counterterrorist intended to prevent terrorism
  4. compromise an accommodation in which both sides make concessions
  5. counterpoise a weight that balances another weight
  6. counterpart a person or thing having the same function as another
  7. counterbalanced brought into equipoise by means of a weight or force that offsets another
  8. counterterrorism a strategy intended to prevent or counter terrorism
  9. counterperson someone who attends a counter (as in a diner)
  10. country-bred rough and uncouth
  11. Count Rumford English physicist who studied heat and friction
  12. counterpose constitute a counterweight or counterbalance to
  13. counterpoison a remedy that stops or controls the effects of a poison
  14. countersubversion the aspect of counterintelligence designed to detect and prevent subversive activities
  15. countermove an attack by a defending force against an attacking enemy force in order to regain lost ground or cut off enemy advance units etc.
  16. counterpoint a musical form involving the simultaneous sound of two or more melodies
  17. counterproductive tending to hinder the achievement of a goal
  18. improvised done or made using whatever is available
  19. counterblast a vigorous and unrestrained response
  20. counterbombardment bombardment intended to destroy or neutralize enemy weapons

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