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antiseptic

  
1   
      adj   aseptic, clean, germ-free, hygienic, pure, sanitary, sterile, uncontaminated, unpolluted  
2   
      n   bactericide, disinfectant, germicide, purifier  
  
Antonyms     
,       adj   contaminated, dirty, impure, infected, insanitary, polluted, septic, unhygienic  
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antiseptic

  
  ( antiseptics    plural  )
1       n-mass   Antiseptic is a substance that kills germs and harmful bacteria.   (=disinfectant)  
She bathed the cut with antiseptic.     
2       adj   Something that is antiseptic kills germs and harmful bacteria.  
These vegetables and herbs have strong antiseptic qualities.     

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