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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Counterplot  \Coun`ter*plot"\  (koun`t?r-pl?t"),  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p. 
  p.  {Counterplotted};  p.  pr  &  vb  n.  {Counterplotting}.] 
  To  oppose,  as  another  plot,  by  plotting;  to  attempt  to 
  frustrate,  as  a  stratagem,  by  stratagem. 
 
  Every  wile  had  proved  abortive,  every  plot  had  been 
  counterplotted.  --De  Quinsey. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Counterplot  \Coun"ter*plot`\  (koun"t?r-pl?t`),  n. 
  A  plot  or  artifice  opposed  to  another.  --L'Estrange. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  counterplot 
  n  :  a  plot  intended  to  subvert  another  plot 
  v  :  make  a  plot  in  response  to  another  plot 




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