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Definition a cure for something bad — especially for poison
  • I've been drifting around at sea, have spent days searching for an effective antidote to that terrible word "easy."
    Anne Frank  --  The Diary of a Young Girl
  • For the poison which SHE pours there is no antidote.
    Alexandre Dumas  --  The Three Musketeers
  • I was once told that the antidote to the escape through marijuana is brown sugar; another person told me peanut butter.
    John Gardner  --  The Sunlight Dialogues
  • Offer poison as food and poison as antidote.
    Ayn Rand  --  The Fountainhead
  • It might be possible for science to discover some prophylactic, I should think—or some antidote of some kind— Morten Kiil.
    Henrik Ibsen  --  An Enemy of the People
  • "Be calm," said the druggist; "we have only to administer a powerful antidote.
    Gustave Flaubert  --  Madame Bovary
  • Alcohol is not the antidote.
    Abraham Verghese  --  Cutting for Stone
  • I must administer an antidote, while Miss Deane prepares to tear herself away from her bobbins.
    George Eliot  --  The Mill on the Floss
  • Sewing, stitching, any labour, Having always work to do, To the poison Love instilleth Is the antidote most sure.
    Miguel de Cervantes  --  Don Quixote
  • Darkness feeds on apathy .... and conviction is our most potent antidote.
    Dan Brown  --  The Lost Symbol
  • One little sip of this antidote would have rendered the most virulent poisons of the Borgias innocuous.
    Nathaniel Hawthorne  --  Rappaccini's Daughter
  • If he does not get the antidote before tomorrow morning, the serum will not work.
    Darren Shan  --  A Living Nightmare
  • Demon poisonings are common, but since it was a Greater Demon, Hodge isn't sure if the antidotes he usually employs will be viable.
    Cassandra Clare  --  City of Bones
  • —a stronger antidote to this poison than one had found for oneself.
    James Baldwin  --  Notes of a Native Son
  • If their teeth or claws ever puncture your skin, you've got seventytwo hours to get the antidote or you risk contamination.
    Henry H. Neff  --  The Hound of Rowan
  • Every morning the antidote for the previous day's poison was administered to me, by force if I refused to take it.
    Christopher Paolini  --  Eragon
  • When soldiers go home, their first desire, whether they know it or not, is to have children, children being the only antidote for war.
    Mark Helprin  --  A Soldier of the Great War
  • Leonardus Camillus had seen a white stone taken from the brain of a newly-killed toad, that was a certain antidote against poison.
    Oscar Wilde  --  The Picture of Dorian Gray
  • Even with antidotes on hand, it would be unpleasant.
    Sarah J. Maas  --  Throne of Glass
  • But Andie was no longer the antidote to my nerves.
    Gillian Flynn  --  Gone Girl

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