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counterblow

[ koun-ter-bloh ]
/ ˈkaʊn tərˌbloʊ /
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noun
a blow given in return or retaliation, as in boxing.
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Also called counterpunch.

Origin of counterblow

First recorded in 1625–35; counter- + blow1
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