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antiseptic
used in The Memory Keeper’s Daughter

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Definition
a substance used to clean wounds because it prevents infection by killing harmful micro-organisms such as bacteria

or more rarely when used as an adjective:  describing something as thoroughly clean and free of micro-organisms
  • Scoops of chocolate in a metal cup frosted with ice, the whir of the blender; mingled scents of grilled meat and antiseptic.
    p. 377.6
  • But the windshield—oh!" she said, as he put antiseptic on her cut.
    p. 87.7

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