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Synonyms for counterpunch

a return punch (especially by a boxer)

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Just a couple of years after I read those Counterpunch columns, the New York Times Magazine ran a cover story on Freeman Dyson, one of the most brilliant physicists of his generation.
Her blog received international acclaim and was publicised on news portals such as CNN, Counterpunch and the BBC and featured in the Guardian and Der Spiegel online.
In a diplomatic counterpunch, Russia received support on Friday from six other former Soviet republics - Armenia, Belarus and four Central Asian nations: Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan and Uzbekistan - who issued a joint statement condemning Georgia for using force to try to retake control of its separatist province of South Ossetia.
Degale used his flashy back foot style to maximum effect as he built a two-point lead at the end of the second round and continued to counterpunch with great accuracy to earn his final place.
It's a brilliant counterpunch," said Mauricio Romero, a political science professor at Bogota's Javeriana University.
Your opponents have no incentive to compromise and every possible incentive to keep punching away, whether you counterpunch or not.
The predictable counterpunch, "Barack 1984," uses the same format, substituting Obama's head for Hillary's.
The CFR's website described the event as a sparring match, reporting that "the Iranian leader engaged in a protracted punch and counterpunch with the [CFR] panel.
Godolphin's unbeaten Counterpunch can defy a 6lb penalty in the National Stud Handicap.
As Counterpunch reports, on September 20, 2001, Peretz signed a letter from the right-wing think tank the Project for the New American Century urging Bush to wage war with Iraq: "We agree with Secretary of State Powell's recent statement that Saddam Hussein 'is one of the leading terrorists on the face of the Earth.
The original version of this article was written for the Socialist Worker and CounterPunch.
4): Several years ago, a writer from CounterPunch pointed out that the "McNeil-Lehrer Report" looked at both sides of an issue and ended up by shrugging their shoulders and suggesting that the issue was just too complicated for mere citizens to understand and we needed the experts to understand it for us.
This article has also appeared in CounterPunch on July 10, 2002, and the California Daily Journal on July 5, 2002.
It's possible that in bipolar disorder, manic episodes serve as a psychological defense or counterpunch against a relentless propensity for sinking into depression, Reilly-Harrington and her colleagues propose.