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counterturn

[koun-ter-turn] /ˈkaʊn tərˌtɜrn/
noun
1.
a turn in an opposing or contrary direction.
2.
an unexpected twist or turn of events in the plot of a story, play, or the like.
Origin
1580-1590
1580-90; counter- + turn
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