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Sample sentences for the GRE study word antidote

antidote can be used as a noun

1.Nature in one of her beneficient moods has ordained that even death has some antidote to its own terrors. - from Dracula by Bram Stoker
2.He held up a little silver whistle as he remarked, "That old place may be full of rats, and if so, I've got an antidote on call.. - from Dracula by Bram Stoker
3.Leonardus Camillus had seen a white stone taken from the brain of a newly killed toad, that was a certain antidote against poison. - from The Picture of Dorian Gray by Oscar Wilde
4.To Sergey Ivanovitch the country meant on one hand rest from work, on the other a valuable antidote to the corrupt influences of town, which he took with satisfaction and a sense of its utility. - from Anna Karenina by Leo Tolstoy
5.From certain cloistered old authors I have gathered that this same sea-unicorn's horn was in ancient days regarded as the great antidote against poison, and as such, preparations of it brought immense prices. - from Moby Dick; or The Whale by Herman Melville
6.Science is the great antidote to the poison of enthusiasm and superstition and where all the superior ranks of people were secured from it, the inferior ranks could not be much exposed to it. - from An Inquiry into the Nature and Causes of the Wealth of Nations by Adam Smith
7.His antidotes are poison, and he slay. - from The Complete Works of William Shakespeare by William Shakespeare
8.The necessary antidotes had been administered in time and she was now out of danger, though still so weak that it was out of the question to move her to the country, and so the countess had been sent for. - from War and Peace by Leo Tolstoy

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