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Daemon
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countervail

(verb) Oppose and mitigate the effects of by contrary actions.

Synonyms: counteract, counterbalance, neutralize

Usage: I hope that my letter of apology will countervail the foolish actions of my colleagues.
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countervail
Definition: (verb) Oppose and mitigate the effects of by contrary actions.
Synonyms: counteract, counterbalance, neutralize
Usage: I hope that my letter of apology will countervail the foolish actions of my colleagues.
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"Add honey to counterbalance the acidity of the sauce." Said Mr Krabs to Spongebob.
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raghd muhi al-deen
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to compensate for

with my pleasure
Inglês Modafoca
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Countervail = to compensate for.

So Democrats have all the incentive to make demands of their own, at the very least to apply countervailing pressure against Republican demands.

Jim Newell, Slate Magazine, "Welcome Back, Congress," 5 Sep. 2017
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countervail

Definition: (verb) Oppose and mitigate the effects of by contrary actions.
Synonyms: counteract, counterbalance, neutralize
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