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Synonyms for counterpunch

a return punch (especially by a boxer)

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I write this reflection having translated Flores's collection The Counterpunch (and Other Horizontal Poems) into English.
Duffy's Counterpunch is a richly nuanced counterargument--in beverage form.
In this parched desert of rational discussion, I somehow in 2002 or 2003 stumbled across a link to one of Alex's Counterpunch columns, which seemed to provide the sort of remarkably good sense almost totally absent from the pages of the major newspapers and opinion magazines.
BEIRUT, (SANA) -- The US Counterpunch website cited a Libyan researcher, Hassan Diab, who has been working with a group of American and international lawyers preparing a case against NATO to be filed with the International Criminal Court that he and three of his friends actually saw the ship Lutfallah II being loaded with weapons in Benghazi, Libya.
This technique involves throwing a mental counterpunch to ward off negative thoughts.
After enduring a weekend of insults from Filipino boxing sensation Manny Pacquiao and his camp, insults designed to goad him into the ring for what would be one of the most highly anticipated fights in modern boxing history, Mayweather landed a booming counterpunch with a strongly worded news release that turned the tables on Pacquiao and his corner.
The thorough research shines through: For every argument, be it economic, scientific or political, Craven has a counterpunch.
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.
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.
Your opponents have no incentive to compromise and every possible incentive to keep punching away, whether you counterpunch or not.
CINCINNATI -- In an apparent counterpunch aimed at Giant Eagle, The Kroger Co.
He produced Counterpunch (1966), a study of the Flemish punch-cutters of the sixteenth century related through his own experience with punches and counterpunches.
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.