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septic

sep·tic

septic

 
pronunciation:
sep tihk
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part of speech: adjective
definition 1: infected with harmful or destructive bacteria.
antonyms:
antiseptic, sterile
definition 2: causing or able to cause infection; infective.
antonyms:
sterile
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derivations: septically (adv.), septicity (n.)
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