counterpoise (v.) 1
equal, match, rival
3H6 III.iii.137 [Lewis to Warwick, of marriage between Edward and Bona] forthwith shall articles be drawn / Touching the jointure ... / Which with her dowry shall be counterpoised
Cor II.ii.85 [Cominius to all, of Coriolanus] The man I speak of cannot in the world / Be singly counterpoised
Cor V.vi.78 [Coriolanus to Lords] Our spoils ... / Doth more than counterpoise a full third part / The charges of the action
MA IV.i.26 [Claudio to Leonato, of Hero] what have I to give you back, whose worth / May counterpoise this rich and precious gift?
Tim I.i.149 [Timon to Old Athenian, of Lucilius] What you bestow, in him I'll counterpoise

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