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Medical ContextPlay
Use 'antidote' when discussing treatments for poison exposures or overdoses in medical situations. SlideThe doctor administered the antidote to the patient with mercury poisoning.
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Metaphorical UsePlay
Sometimes 'antidote' is used metaphorically for something that fixes a problem, like a solution. SlideTransparent communication was the antidote to the mistrust within the team.
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Specificity MattersPlay
An antidote is specific to a certain type of poison—there isn't a universal antidote. SlideThe hiker carried an antidote specific to the spiders in the area.