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  • n. Plural form of antidote.

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Examples

  • Well, blood is thicker than water, and in a few years they were pretty good friends again, though they saw but little of one another, meeting only in Hillsborough, which Guy hated, and never drove into now without what he called his antidotes: a Bible and a bottle of lavender-water.

    Put Yourself in His Place

  • Counter-terrorism and anti-piracy efforts are both failing because they prioritize military force over state reconstruction diplomacy and real development, much more effective long-term antidotes to terrorism, piracy and insurgency.

    John Prendergast: Terrorists, Pirates and Anarchy, Somalia Style

  • The antidotes are the scientific method, and a sense of humor.

    Mistakes

  • These substances, called antidotes, vary with the individual but are thought to include coffee, camphor, mint, some prescription and recreational drugs, strong-tasting or -smelling substances, electric blankets, and dental anesthetics and drilling.

    The Best Alternative Medicine

  • The partisans of each one of these have been able to produce a large number of cases, which apparently supported their claims; the uniform testimony of all scientific authorities upon this subject, however, is that all these so-called antidotes are worthless.

    Alcohol: A Dangerous and Unnecessary Medicine, How and Why What Medical Writers Say

  • Cases of masking, in Johnston's sense, are structurally similar to Alexander Bird's (1998) cases of "antidotes".

    Dispositions

  • This opportunity is available to you as a result of considerable investigation into some common tactics employed by new car dealers to jack up their retail prices, and further exploration into the 'antidotes' you can use to get around them.

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  • This opportunity is available to you as a result of considerable investigation into some common tactics employed by new car dealers to increase their retail prices, and further investigation into the 'antidotes' you can use to get around them.

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  • Coxe, who served in the administrations of the first four presidents, stated that American industries would “lead us once more into the paths of virtue by restoring frugality and industry, those potent antidotes to the vices of mankind, and will give us real independence by rescuing us from the tyranny of foreign fashions and the destructive torrent of luxury.”

    A Renegade History of the United States

  • And many relaxation drinks sold to "calm and chill" are marketed as antidotes to energy drinks.

    Matthew Edlund, M.D.: Not Really Food? The Case of Lazy Cakes and Relaxation Drinks

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