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countervail
used in Leaves of Grass

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Definition
to counterbalance, or oppose (the effects of something)—often in such a manner that the effects being opposed are neutralized (made ineffective)
  • There can be any number of supremes—one does not countervail another any more than one eyesight countervails another, or one life countervails another.
    Book 23 — By Blue Ontario's Shore.... (7% in)
countervails = neutralizes
  • There can be any number of supremes—one does not countervail another any more than one eyesight countervails another, or one life countervails another.
    Book 23 — By Blue Ontario's Shore.... (7% in)
  • countervail = neutralize
  • There can be any number of supremes—one does not countervail another any more than one eyesight countervails another, or one life countervails another.
    Book 23 — By Blue Ontario's Shore.... (7% in)
countervails = neutralizes
There are no more uses of "countervail" in Leaves of Grass.

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