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Synonyms for counterpose

constitute a counterweight or counterbalance to

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Before any action begins, the text counterposes the only two figures appearing in the play.
Hitchens counterposes science and literature, which he celebrates, to religion, which he despises.
How is Riley reading these poets whom he counterposes to those he terms the poets of crisis?
21) As Ricardo Reis explains, neo-paganism counterposes to this idea the dignified and objective attitude of the Ancients:
It counterposes the idea of sustainability and sketches out how American politics might look if we were to prioritize sustainability.
But the film effectively counterposes towering tankers and huge glowing steel ovens with individual witnesses, forthright testimony from the actual workers, respectfully framed, standing with their comrades.
It provides some very useful quotations of politicians from Chiffley, Menzies, Whitlam and Fraser, which it counterposes with quotes from the Hawke/Keating and Howard eras.
The following ku counterposes the most mundane of subjects with the promise of eternal life, equating them with an undemanding closing perception:
counterposes John Adams's advocacy of a mild establishment of "Publick Religion" that would "temper religious liberty" to Thomas Jefferson's robust "freedom of exercise" that would altogether exclude any establishment.
For Angier, this book--"If This Be a Man" is the literal meaning of its title--not only counterposes "man" with "Jew" and "beast" but also takes the opposite of "man" to be any human male whose virility or sexual nature is in some way deficient.
Although with an artist's liberal philosophy of individual happiness, Ladislaw counterposes Lydgate's utopianism as well as Dorothea's ethos of stoic duty; he is not an irresponsible pleasure-seeker.
Here, Newton counterposes Leibowitz's version of Halakhic Man more directly to the Aggadic Man of Levinas, clarifying the latter's "outsidedness.
All elements of yoga--poses and counterposes, conscious breathing, meditation, and philosophy--are discussed and are used to show how the student can develop a personal regime based on age, occupation, health and lifestyle.