W.O.T.D.


WORD OF THE DAY
Countervailkown-tər-VEILPart of speech: verbOrigin: Late Middle English, 1350s
1Offset the effect of (something) by countering it with something of equal force.
 
Examples of Countervail in a sentence “The dentist hoped the new toothpaste would countervail the candy’s effect.” “As a skilled debater, Andy was familiar with countervailing arguments.”