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antiseptic
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1984 (Nineteen Eighty-Four) by Orwell
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antiseptic
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1984 (Nineteen Eighty-Four) by Orwell
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  • In the early twentieth century, the vision of a future society unbelievably rich, leisured, orderly, and efficient — a glittering antiseptic world of glass and steel and snow-white concrete — was part of the consciousness of nearly every literate person.

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  • I washed the wound and then used alcohol as an antiseptic.
  • The nurse always wipes the skin with an antiseptic swab before administering a shot.

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