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antiseptic
A drug agent capable of destroying microorganisms, especially those germs that produce disease, fermentation, or rot.
adhesive
Tending to hold fast to another material; sticky.
administer
To give as a remedy or treatment.
absorb
To take in; soak up.
adequate
Sufficent; enough.
adept
Skillful and effective.
abnormal
Not normal; unusual.
postpone
To put off until a later time.
admission
A price charged or paid to enter a place.
postscript
1. A message added at the end of a letter, after the writer's signature.
2. Something added to a book, article, etc.
adviser
A person who offers advice, especially officially or professionally.
administration
1. The act of administering.
2. The officials who manage an institution or organization.
abuse
To use improperly; misuse.
1. Improper use; miuse.
2. Mistreatment.
absolve
To clear of blame or guilt.
absolute
Complete; total.
antonym
A word having a sense opposite to a sense of another word.
adjustment
The act of adjusting.
antifreeze
A liquid added to another liquid, such as water, to lower its freezing point.
postgraduate
Of or taking courses beyond the level of a bachelor's degree.
postdate
To put a date on (a check, letter, or document) that is later than the actual date.
antibody
Any of various proteins that are found in the blood and that are generated in reaction to foreign proteins or carbohydrates. They are capable of acting against these foreign substances and so give immunity against certain microorganisms and toxins.
antagonize
To earn the dislike of.
abhor
To regard with horror or loathing.
adjacent
Next to; adjoining.
Antartic
Antarctica and its surrounding waters.