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prophylactic

adjective

Synonyms and Antonyms of prophylactic

  1. concerned with or serving to keep something from happening the many prophylactic measures that city officials could have taken to reduce the scope of the disaster Synonyms of prophylactic precautionary, preventative, preventiveWords Related to prophylactic deterrent, deterring; negating, neutralizing, nullifying; baffling, balking, foiling, frustrating, thwarting; blocking, hampering, hindering, impeding, retardant, stallingNear Antonyms of prophylactic abetting, aiding, assisting; easing, facilitating, smoothing; encouraging, forwarding, fostering, furthering, nurturing, promoting


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