- If you strike back, you harm or criticize someone who has harmed or criticized you.
[V P] Our instinctive reaction when someone causes us pain is to strike back...
[V P at n] Sometimes, Kappy got angry and struck back at him in whatever way she could...
[V P at n] The president struck back at critics who say he should be held accountable for conditions that contributed to the riots.Syn:
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