counteractively


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coun·ter·act

 (koun′tər-ăkt′)
tr.v. coun·ter·act·ed, coun·ter·act·ing, coun·ter·acts
To oppose and mitigate the effects of by contrary action; check.

coun′ter·ac′tion n.
coun′ter·ac′tive adj.
coun′ter·ac′tive·ly adv.
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Adv.1.counteractively - in a counteractive manner
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