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countershock

[ kountər-shŏk′ ]
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n.
An electric shock that is applied to the chest to restore normal rhythm of the heart.
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“Was” is used for the indicative past tense of “to be,” and “were” is only used for the subjunctive past tense.
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How to use countershock in a sentence

  • Among them is the shock which cuts off the past and the countershock which reawakens memory.

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