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1. antidote

noun. ['ˈæntɪˌdoʊt, ˈænɪˌdoʊt'] a remedy that stops or controls the effects of a poison.

Synonyms

  • remedy
  • therapeutic
  • curative
  • counterpoison
  • atropine
  • obidoxime chloride

Antonyms

  • stay
  • falsify
  • unhealthful

Etymology

  • antidotum (Latin)
  • ἀντίδοτον (Ancient Greek (to 1453))

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Rhymes with Antidote

  • anecdote
  • antidote

How do you pronounce antidote?

Pronounce antidote as ˈænɪˌdoʊt.

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Sentences with antidote


1. Noun, singular or mass
Using bright colors and creative embroidery and trimmings creates a cheerful antidote to cold winter winds for any room.

Quotes about antidote


1. Good humor is a tonic for mind and body. It is the best antidote for anxiety and depression. It is a business asset. It attracts and keeps friends. It lightens human burdens. It is the direct route to serenity and contentment.
- Grenville Kleiser

2. Humor is an antidote to all ills.
- Patch Adams

3. The artist's job is not to succumb to despair but to find an antidote for the emptiness of existence.
- Woody Allen

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