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counteract

(kown″tĕr-ăkt′)
To act against or in opposition to.
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The government of the United States began to view with a wary eye the growing influence thus acquired by combinations of foreigners, over the aboriginal tribes inhabiting its territories, and endeavored to counteract it.
But the tendency to rapid sinking in this substance was in the present instance materially counteracted by the other parts of the head remaining undetached from it, so that it sank very slowly and deliberately indeed, affording Queequeg a fair chance for performing his agile obstetrics on the run, as you may say.
The subjection in which his father had brought him up had given him originally great humility of manner; but it was now a good deal counteracted by the self-conceit of a weak head, living in retirement, and the consequential feelings of early and unexpected prosperity.
It is in the slow, changed life that follows; in the time when sorrow has become stale, and has no longer an emotive intensity that counteracts its pain; in the time when day follows day in dull, unexpectant sameness, and trial is a dreary routine,--it is then that despair threatens; it is then that the peremptory hunger of the soul is felt, and eye and ear are strained after some unlearned secret of our existence, which shall give to endurance the nature of satisfaction.
If, for example, there should be a deposition of moisture upon the silk, and the machine begins to descend in consequence, there will be no necessity for discharging ballast to remedy the increase of weight, for it is remedied, or counteracted, in an exactly just proportion, by the deposit on the ground of just so much of the end of the rope as is necessary.
[USA], Nov 8 (ANI): Turns out, exercising during childhood promotes long-lasting health and can counteract the risk of developing diabetes that comes from having an obese father.
In order to counteract violence against women the government of India must ensure special provision for jobs for underprivileged women.
Swedish bank Handelsbanken AB announced on Wednesday the appointment of Hannu Saari as the head of a new department which will have overall group-wide responsibility for all Handelsbanken's measures to counteract financial crime.
''We will gradually deploy a total 946 police officers in the summer resorts, an increase by 80 from last year, including officers from security, criminal and economic police'', Interior Minister Valentin Radev said, quoted by FOCUS News Agency.The ministry has prepared a plan to protect public order and counteract crime in resorts in the summer and winter seasons of 2017 and 2018.
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