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  • verb Present participle of counterwork.

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Examples

  • Mr. Sackbut and his Pupil conspire against Peregrine, who, being apprised of their Design by his Sister, takes measures for counterworking their Scheme, which is executed by mistake upon Mr. Gauntlet — this young Soldier meets with a cordial reception from the Commodore, who generously decoys him into his own interest.

    The Adventures of Peregrine Pickle

  • Mr. Sackbut and his Pupil conspire against Peregrine, who, being apprised of their Design by his Sister, takes measures for counterworking their Scheme, which is executed by mistake upon Mr. Gauntlet — this young Soldier meets with a cordial reception from the Commodore, who generously decoys him into his own interest.

    The Adventures of Peregrine Pickle

  • Mr. Sackbut and his Pupil conspire against Peregrine, who, being apprised of their Design by his Sister, takes measures for counterworking their Scheme, which is executed by mistake upon Mr. Gauntlet — this young Soldier meets with a cordial reception from the Commodore, who generously decoys him into his own interest.

    The Adventures of Peregrine Pickle

  • The great promise is, that it shall change the nature of the wolf and the lion, of the bear, the asp, the cockatrice, and that they shall become as lambs; which it can never do, if it doth not change it by an habitual counterworking of inclinations arising from constitution.

    Several Practical Cases of Conscience Resolved

  • "After this he attempted to divide also the movables, in order to take away all appearance of inequality; but he soon perceived that they could not bear to have their goods taken directly from them, and therefore took another method, counterworking their avarice by a stratagem."

    Skookum Chuck Fables Bits of History, Through the Microscope

  • Temporarily, too, the popular will may be neutralised by skilful management on the part of the government, by dividing its enemies and counterworking their plans; and of all those arts Henry was a past master.

    Henry VIII.

  • In his own phrase he devoted himself to "counterworking the purpose of Lord Beaconsfield," and all that was ardent and enthusiastic and adventurous in Liberalism flocked to his standard.

    Fifteen Chapters of Autobiography

  • Now every instinct-impulse is either positive or negative, hence conscience is either approbative or disapprobative; as disapprobative it is religious aversion, — an instinctive impulse toward the counterworking of the sin (hence stings of conscience); as approbative it is the religious appetite.

    Christian Ethics. Volume II.���Pure Ethics.

  • Hence they "walk to and fro through the earth," counterworking

    Commentary Critical and Explanatory on the Whole Bible

  • Christ desirous of posing as counterworking Herod's intention to slay Him.

    Expositions of Holy Scripture St. Luke

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