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  Words related to counterattack

Related / Similar Words: counterplay, countermove, counterstrike

 

Definition:
  • (chess) an attack that is intended to counter the opponent''s advantage in another part of the board;
  • an attack by a defending force against an attacking enemy force in order to regain lost ground or cut off enemy advance units etc.;
  • make a counterattack;

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    Derivational Morphology: counterstrike, countermove

     

     
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