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Power Prefix: anti-

September 9, 2012
Learn these words beginning with the prefix anti, meaning "against," "in opposition to," or "opposite of."

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antithesis
It was the antithesis of good journalism – all innuendo and barbs.
antipathy
With eyes lowered in antipathy, he seemed to avoid her gaze with loathing.
antibiotic
Now, there is evidence of an effective new antibiotic that might help save lives among those with the most highly drug-resistant strains.
anticlimax
Looking just at the numbers, there was no question that Durant’s return to Chesapeake Energy Arena, one of the most anticipated games of the year, ended up being a terrible anticlimax.
antidote
Fennel sharpens the sight and is an antidote to some poisons.
antiseptic
Last summer, I learned that antiseptic mouth rinse kills ticks immediately.
antisocial
He is extremely social and loves being with other kids and people, while his father is antisocial and I am very shy.
antihero
It also reinforces the notion that Yossarian is a classic antihero, rather than a sane innocent trapped in a world of madness.
anti-inflammatory
Zimmermann had been having trouble loosening up before starts, and team doctors prescribed physical treatment and anti-inflammatory pills.
antimatter
But then, imagine someone finds a simple way to make black holes or antimatter using common materials and wall current?

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