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antipyretic

an·ti·py·ret·ic

antipyretic

pronunciation:
aen ti paI re tihk
parts of speech:
adjective, noun
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part of speech: adjective
definition: diminishing or preventing fever.
antipyretic medication
 
part of speech: noun
definition: a medication that diminishes or prevents fever.
derivation: antipyresis (n.)
Word Parts
The word antipyretic contains the following parts:
anti- Latin prefix that means against, opposed
pyr, pyro Greek root that means fire, heat, fever