Countersway Coun"ter*sway` (-sw[=a]`), n. A swaying in a contrary direction; an opposing influence. [Obs.] [1913 Webster]

A countersway of restraint, curbing their wild exorbitance. --Milton. [1913 Webster]

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  • countersway — noun Etymology: counter + sway obsolete : force in an opposite direction …   Useful english dictionary

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