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Power Prefix #1: anti-

September 9, 2012
Learn these words beginning with the power prefix "anti" (meaning "against," "in opposition to," or "opposite of").
More Power Prefix lists:
con-, fore-, inter-, mis-, pre-, sub-, super-, trans-, and uni-!
ELA Common Core State Standard: "Use common, grade-appropriate Greek or Latin affixes and roots as clues to the meaning of a word."
antithesis
It was the antithesis of good journalism – all innuendo and barbs.
New York Times (Aug 31, 2010)
antipathy
With eyes lowered in antipathy, he seemed to avoid her gaze with loathing.
Wingfield, Lewis
antibiotic
The victim is expected to stay in hospital for another two weeks, and will be given antibiotics to avoid risk of infection.
BBC (Aug 18, 2012)
anticlimax
When finally opened officially on Tuesday night, after the longest and most troubled preview period in Broadway history, the show itself seemed almost an anticlimax.
Time (Jun 15, 2011)
antidote
The mental rigor required by the practice of music effectively acted as an antidote to aging, keeping their nervous systems youthful.
Time (Jun 13, 2012)
antiseptic
Last summer, I learned that antiseptic mouth rinse kills ticks immediately.
Seattle Times (May 23, 2010)
antisocial
I'm pretty antisocial before games; I don't really like talking to people in the dressing room beforehand.
The Guardian (Mar 3, 2011)
antihero
The five teen protagonists are neither heroes nor antiheroes: They are "troubled youths" hit by lightning while performing community service.
Salon (Aug 11, 2011)
anti-inflammatory
Zimmermann had been having trouble loosening up before starts, and team doctors prescribed physical treatment and anti-inflammatory pills.
Washington Post (Aug 5, 2012)
antimatter
But then, imagine someone finds a simple way to make black holes or antimatter using common materials and wall current?
Salon (Jun 17, 2012)

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