counter punch

counterpunch

[koun-ter-puhnch]
noun

Origin:
1675–85; counter- + punch1

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counterpunch (ˈkaʊntəˌpʌntʃ)
 
vb
1.  to punch an attacking opponent; return an attack
 
n
2.  a return punch

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