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counterblast

[koun-ter-blast, -blahst] /ˈkaʊn tərˌblæst, -ˌblɑst/
noun
1.
an unrestrained and vigorously powerful response to an attacking statement.
Origin
1560-1570
1560-70; counter- + blast
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counterblast

/ˈkaʊntəˌblɑːst/
noun
1.
an aggressive response to a verbal attack
2.
a blast that counteracts another
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