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antagonize

transitive verb an·tag·o·nize

Medical Definition of antagonize

antagonized also British antagonised; antagonizing also British antagonising

  1. :  to act in antagonism to :  counteract <these effects are antagonized by atropine—Ernest Bueding & Harry Most>



Variants of antagonize

also British antagonise \an-ˈtag-ə-ˌnīz\play


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