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antidote




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antidote
     1. n. A remedy to counteract the effects of poison (often followed by "against," "for," or "to").
           She reached the hospital in time to receive the antidote for the snake venom.
     2. n. (figurative) Something that counteracts or prevents something harmful.
           We need an antidote for this misinformation.
     3. v. To counteract as an antidote.

Example Sentences

There is no antidote for the venom of this snake. 



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