Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Defense by aggressive measures; the attempt to ward off an opponent's attack by engaging him at another point: used especially in chess.
- n. An attack made in response to an attack by the opponents
- v. To attack in response to an attack by opponents
“But troops loyal to President Ali Abdullah Saleh have launched a counter-attack to try to regain control of the city.”
“That is why the senate and house (Dems and Rep) rubber stamped the war in Iraq, instead of questioning the information; we just got attacked and if they voted against a counter-attack they would lose votes.”
“With every intimidation tactic, Chicago added more intensity to their counter-attack.”
“Iraqi counter-attack in Operation Desert Storm he exposed himself to enemy fire while helping to cover and anti-tank team that was trying to destroy an Iraqi tank.”
“We watched their warriors batter at the gates, while men-at-arms tipped boiling water, crossbow bolts flew, and the Stewart knights prepared their counter-attack.”
“The Greek Goliath gathers the most powerful super-team ever assembled to counter-attack the Skrull gods!”
“Sudan People's Liberation Army spokesman Philip Aguer Monday said rebels attacked a group of soldiers in Upper Nile state Sunday, prompting an SPLA counter-attack.”
“Mr. Guarino also has mounted a counter-attack, urging anyone who fills an office candy dish to also fill a second bowl with sugar-free candy and gum.”
“In her counter-attack, Palin took a swing at the senator's face: ...”
“I guess we should just expect the odd counter-attack - it's easy to forget we're at war when the government wants us to forget we're at war.”
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