counterblast


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counterblast

(ˈkaʊntəˌblɑːst)
n
1. an aggressive response to a verbal attack
2. a blast that counteracts another
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
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.
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".
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.
But in a furious counterblast, Commons leader Chris Grayling, said: "People will not be impressed with this relentless campaign of fear.
While it is now de rigueur to read The Merchant of Venice as a counterblast to the Jew of Malta, less attention has been paid to the fact that in 1595 the Admiral's Company staged a popular comedy, Knack to Know an Honest Man, featuring a protracted trial scene in Venice in which two women intervene and plead for mercy.
There is a definite feeling that the play has gone from being a radical counterblast to Scottish sentiments to part of the official story of how part of the nation sees itself.
Ahora bien, la comprension de esta idea de entorno/(medio) ambiente es, para McLuhan, bastante particular, toda vez que no denota una suerte de contenedor; cuando McLuhan senala en Counterblast que el (medio) ambiente "es un proceso y no contenedor" intenta mostrar que "el efecto de todas las nuevas tecnologias es imponer, silenciosa y penetrantemente, sus particularidades muy profundamente en la psique humana reelaborando la ratio misma de los sentidos" (Roncallo-Dow, 2014, Strate, 2015).
No way was a leader with his connections in this aspect of history going to unify the party to make an effective counterblast to the Cameron Government and I refute Barry's claim that he would be in Downing Street today.