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  • There can be any number of supremes—one does not countervail another any more than one eyesight countervails another, or one life countervails another.   (source)
    countervail = neutralize
  •   But come what sorrow can,
      It cannot countervail the exchange of joy
      That one short minute gives me in her sight.   (source)
    countervail = offset (counterbalance with equal weight)
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