countervail countervail  /ˈkaʊn tər ˌveɪl/

Definition(s):

  1. (v) compensate for or counterbalance
  2. (v) oppose and mitigate the effects of by contrary actions

Usage(s):

  • All this and the fact that terrifying events countervail physical beauty.
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