counterblast
counterblast counterblast n. a vigorous and unrestrained verbal response; as, her tirade provoked a counterblast from her husband. [WordNet 1.5]

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  • Counterblast — may refer to: Counterblast (band), a Swedish band Counterblast (film), 1948 British film This disambiguation page lists articles associated with the same title. If an internal link led you here …   Wikipedia

  • counterblast — index answer (respond legally), counterattack, offset, reprisal, revenge Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • counterblast — UK [ˈkaʊntə(r)ˌblɑːst] / US [ˈkaʊntərˌblæst] noun [countable] Word forms counterblast : singular counterblast plural counterblasts a very strong reply to a criticism or statement that you disagree with …   English dictionary

  • counterblast — [[t]ka͟ʊntə(r)blɑːst, blæst[/t]] counterblasts also counter blast N COUNT: oft N to n A counterblast is a strong angry reply to something that has been said, written, or done. [JOURNALISM] Last week experts in Britain delivered a strong counter… …   English dictionary

  • counterblast — /kown teuhr blast , blahst /, n. an unrestrained and vigorously powerful response to an attacking statement. [1560 70; COUNTER + BLAST] * * * …   Universalium

  • counterblast — noun A work that strongly refutes or criticises another …   Wiktionary

  • counterblast — n. defiant pronouncement or denunciation …   English contemporary dictionary

  • counterblast — noun a strongly worded reply to someone else s views …   English new terms dictionary

  • counterblast — coun·ter·blast …   English syllables

  • counterblast — /ˈkaʊntəblast/ (say kowntuhblahst) noun 1. an opposing blast. 2. an unrestrained and vigorously powerful response to an attacking statement; a denunciation …   Australian English dictionary

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