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Definitions of antiseptic:
  • noun:   a substance that destroys micro-organisms that carry disease without harming body tissues
  • adjective:   thoroughly clean and free of or destructive to disease-causing organisms
    Example: "Doctors in antiseptic green coats"
  • adjective:   made free from live bacteria or other microorganisms
  • adjective:   freeing from error or corruption
    Example: "The antiseptic effect of sturdy criticism"
  • adjective:   (extended sense) of exceptionally clean language
    Example: "Lyrics as antiseptic as Sunday School"
  • adjective:   clean and honest
    Example: "Antiseptic financial practices"

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