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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adj. - Counteracting the effects of a poison.

Usage examples (36)
  • Noun : Good jobs are the best antidote to teenage crime
  • Verb (used with object) : Medication was given to antidote the poison the child had swallowed
  • I don't know what "antidotal" facts are, but a factual record in a court is more systematic than an anecdote.
  • This show is close to a public service in its antidotal effects. for more
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  • Although the evidence is "anecdotal" (relating to a real or fictitious incident), it can also be "antidotal" (counteracting) to the poison of boredom.
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