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(past & past part. counterchecked; pres. part. counterchecking)
Oppose or check by a counteraction.  Synonym: counteract.
Check a second time.

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"Countercheck" Quotes from Famous Books

... utmost degree of demonstration, have, to their surprise, been rejected. Whatever there is most awful in religion, most sacred in an oath, or most tremendous in the censures of the church, is employed in the process of canonization to elicit truth and detect falsehood. Every check and countercheck is used, which slowness of proceeding, or a repetition of it in other stages and under different forms, can effect. The persons employed in it are the members of the Roman Catholic church, the most exalted by ...
— The Lives of the Fathers, Martyrs, and Principal Saints - January, February, March • Alban Butler

Words linked to "Countercheck" :   stop, moderate, contain, curb, arrest, stoppage, hold, double check, hold in, check, hitch, halt, control, assay, stay

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