counterattack, counterplay

(noun) (chess) an attack that is intended to counter the opponent’s advantage in another part of the board

counterattack, countermove

(noun) an attack by a defending force against an attacking enemy force in order to regain lost ground or cut off enemy advance units etc.

counterattack, counterstrike

(verb) make a counterattack

Source: WordNet® 3.1


counterattack (plural counterattacks)

Alternative form of counter-attack


counterattack (third-person singular simple present counterattacks, present participle counterattacking, simple past and past participle counterattacked)

Alternative form of counter-attack

Source: Wiktionary


Word of the Day

9 June 2023


(noun) soft light-colored wood of any of various linden trees; used in making crates and boxes and in carving and millwork

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Coffee Trivia

The first coffee-house in Mecca dates back to the 1510s. The beverage was in Turkey by the 1530s. It appeared in Europe circa 1515-1519 and was introduced to England by 1650. By 1675 the country had more than 3,000 coffee houses, and coffee had replaced beer as a breakfast drink.

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