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Word: antiseptic

Definition: substance that prevents infection in a wound; ADJ.

More Vocab Words

::: nepotism - favoritism (to a relative); CF. nephew
::: equitable - fair; impartial; OP. inequitable
::: fresco - painting on wet plaster (usually fresh)
::: condone - overlook; forgive; give tacit approval; excuse
::: minion - servile dependent; obsequious follower
::: tutelage - guardianship; training; function of a tutor; instruction
::: antipathy - aversion; dislike or opposition
::: philistine - narrow-minded person, uncultured and exclusively interested in material gain; uncultured person who is indifferent to artistic and cultural values; member of an ancient people in Palestine; OP. aesthete
::: gusto - eager enjoyment; zest; enthusiasm
::: appraise - estimate value of; N. appraisal