counterblast


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counterblast

(ˈkaʊntəˌblɑːst)
n
1. an aggressive response to a verbal attack
2. a blast that counteracts another
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Noun1.counterblast - a vigorous and unrestrained response; "her tirade provoked a counterblast from her husband"
reply, response - the speech act of continuing a conversational exchange; "he growled his reply"
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counterblast

[ˈkaʊntəblɑːst] Nrespuesta f vigorosa (to a)
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Come along, or it will be dark before we get to Stourcastle, and there's no place we can sleep at nearer than that; besides, we must get through another chapter of A COUNTERBLAST TO AGNOSTICISM before we turn in, now I have taken the trouble to bring the book."
Later, the unidentified man apologized to Sarfaraz when social media flooded with harsh criticism for his shameful act, he posted a video on internet where he said that he had no idea he would be faced with this kind of counterblast from the people.
Justice Isa is one of the 'most honest and upright judges of the Supreme Court' with 'unimpeachable integrity and impeccable legal pedigree, which is counterblast of the Quetta carnage commission report and judgment of the Faizabad dharna', read the resolution.
Provincial Minister Mian Aslam Iqbal in counterblast said the Opposition protest in fact, aims to hide the corruption which former Chief Minister Shehbaz Sharif and his cronies continued to commit during the last 10 years of rule.
Ricky Gervais praised the piece but then came a negative counterblast. Tom found himself "publicly vilified" by "supposed liberals".
The petitions have been deemed as a counterblast to a PML-N petition filed against Imran Khan and Jahangir Tareen resulting in PTI's General Secretary Tareen's ouster as an MNA.
Regarding Tareen's case, the court observed that they are unable to agree that only because the petitioner (Hanif Abbasi) is a member of PML-N and some petition against the leader of his party head has been filed by the party head of the PTI and that this petition is subsequent in time, 'therefore, it lacks bona fide or is a counterblast or as it is inaccurately stated in the petition that the name of the respondent appears in the Panama Papers, whereas it is not,' so it should be dismissed on that account.
'We on the basis of the material on the record are not persuaded to hold that the petition is a counterblast to a similar kind of a petition filed by Mr.
It's possible - and certainly desirable - that Brian Cox et al will prove a counterblast to such nonsense; that he chose to include the word "tolerance" alongside "curiosity" is itself telling.
Iraq's Popular Mobilization Forces have delivered a counterblast to the Turkish president who had called the volunteer force fighting ISIL a "terrorist organization".
He writes, "If we could say no more about him than that he faced boredom, wrestled with it, did not succumb to it--did not descend from his pillar--but conquered it and remained up there, doing nothing, then I think that would be sufficient to make him a worthwhile study and counterblast to the present day." (49)
In essence the vehicle for the observations, ramblings and creations of front-man Nigel Blackwell, they are a counterblast to the processes of modern life.