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Mawson, C.O.S., ed. (1870–1938). Roget’s International Thesaurus. 1922.
 
Class I. Words Expressing Abstract Relations
Section VIII. Causation
5. Combinations of Causes
 
179. Counteraction.
 
  
NOUN:COUNTERACTION, opposition; contrariety [See Contrariety]; antagonism, polarity; clashing &c. v.; collision, interference, resistance, renitency, friction; reaction; retroaction (recoil) [See Recoil]; counterblast; neutralization (compensation) [See Compensation]; vis inertiæ [L.]; check (hindrance) [See Hindrance].
  voluntary opposition [See Opposition]; voluntary resistance [See Resistance]; repression (restraint) [See Restraint].
  
VERB:COUNTERACT; run counter, clash, cross; interfere with, conflict with; contravene; jostle; go -, run -, beat -, militate- against; stultify; antagonize, frustrate, oppose [See Opposition]; traverse; overcome, overpower, withstand (resist) [See Resistance]; impede, hinder [See Hindrance]; repress (restrain) [See Restraint]; react (recoil) [See Recoil].
  UNDO, neutralize, offset, cancel; counterpoise (compensate) [See Compensation]; overpoise.
  
ADJECTIVE:COUNTERACTING &c. v.; antagonistic, conflicting, retroactive, renitent, reactionary; contrary [See Contrariety].
  
ADVERB:ALTHOUGH [See Compensation]; against; mauger or maugre, malgre or maulgre [obs.], malgrado [obs.], notwithstanding; in spite of [See Opposition].

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