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Synonyms for counterpose

constitute a counterweight or counterbalance to

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Counterposing them is a group of women in black costume, embodying the female principle and engaging in a memorable tug-of-war with the giants over Freia.
But because most reporters don't have the time, curiosity, or professionalism to check out the science, they write equivocal stories with counterposing quotes that play directly into the hands of the oil and coal industries by keeping the public confused.
Another is the counterposing of East and West in academia and religion.
Madigan's cataloguing of Aristotle's explicit assumptions and his counterposing them to views Aristotle expresses later in the Metaphysics do not help to convey what is at issue or even to convince us of the importance of the aporiai.
I am no fan of science fiction, but to my mind no poet has so successfully used imagery of flight from oppression with such brilliance, counterposing the newest with the oldest civilizations, the better, hopefully, to re-civilize us all.
Davis' Victorian holocausts confront the very rarified world Cannadine examines; the dust jacket counterposing photographs of a recumbent Lord Lytton and famine victims says it all.
Even though Argument Without End has the virtue of counterposing American and North Vietnamese first-person perspectives, I have problems with both books.
Secondly, counterposing a defence of the `liberal political sphere' to `crude Marxist ideas' might rhetorically provide the former with the demeanour of forward motion, but it does not quite conceal the sense of a strategy based on defending something that is past, or passing quickly.
The term `pragmatic utopias' raises its own immediate questions, counterposing the inherent impossibility of realising utopia (elusive because of its very perfection) with a sense that something might indeed be achieved.
We need to figure our how state services and NGOs can work creatively together, rather than counterposing them to one another, as Finn does.