Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913 + 1828)
The antic postures of a merry-andrew. Addison.
The Saxons . . . worshiped many idols, barbarous in name, some monstrous, all antic for shape. Fuller.
Woven with antics and wild imagery. Spenser.
And fraught with antics as the Indian bird That writhes and chatters in her wiry cage. Wordsworth.
Performed by knights and ladies of his court In nature of an antic. Ford.
Wakening guilt, anticipant of hell. Southey.
To anticipate and prevent the duke's purpose. R. Hall.
He would probably have died by the hand of the executioner, if indeed the executioner had not been anticipated by the populace. Macaulay.
Good with bad Expect to hear; supernal grace contending With sinfulness of men. Milton.
I would not anticipate the relish of any happiness, nor feel the weight of any misery, before it actually arrives. Spectator.
Timid men were anticipating another civil war. Macaulay.
So shall my anticipation prevent your discovery. Shak.
The happy anticipation of renewed existence in company with the spirits of the just. Thodey.
Many men give themselves up to the first anticipations of their minds. Locke.
Here is an anticipatory glance of what was to be. J. C. Shairp.
Next comes Dalhousie, the great god of war,Lieutenant-colonel to the Earl Mar.
An`ti*cli"nal (#), a. [Pref. anti-+ Gr. to incline.] Inclining or dipping in opposite directions. See Synclinal. Anticlinal line, Anticlinal axis (Geol.), a line from which strata dip in opposite directions, as from the ridge of a roof. -- Anticlinal vertebra (Anat.), one of the dorsal vertebræ, which in many animals has an upright spine toward which the spines of the neighboring vertebræ are inclined.
An`ti*cli"nal, n. (Geol.) The crest or line in which strata slope or dip in opposite directions.
An`ti*cli*no"ri*um (#), n.; pl.. Anticlinoria(#) [NL., fr. Gr. against + to incline + mountain.] (Geol.) The upward elevation of the crust of the earth, resulting from a geanticlinal.
An"tic*ly (#), adv. Oddly; grotesquely.
An"tic-mask` (#), n. An antimask.B. Jonson.
An"tic*ness, n. The quality of being antic.Ford.
An`ti*con`sti*tu"tion*al (#), a. Opposed to the constitution; unconstitutional.
An`ti*con*ta"gious (#), a. (Med.) Opposing or destroying contagion.
An`ti*con*vul"sive (#), a. (Med.) Good against convulsions.J. Floyer.
An"ti*cor (#), n. [Pref. anti-+ L. corheart; cf. F. anticur.] (Far.) A dangerous inflammatory swelling of a horse's breast, just opposite the heart.
An*ti"cous (#), a. [L. anticusin front, foremost, fr. antebefore.] (Bot.) Facing toward the axis of the flower, as in the introrse anthers of the water lily.
An"ti*cy`clone (#), n. (Meteorol.) A movement of the atmosphere opposite in character, as regards direction of the wind and distribution of barometric pressure, to that of a cyclone.-- An`ti*cy*clon"ic(#), a. -- An`ti*cy*clon"ic*al*ly(#), adv.
An"ti*do`tal (#)(#) a. Having the quality an antidote; fitted to counteract the effects of poison.Sir T. Browne. -- An"ti*do`tal*ly, adv.
An"ti*do`ta*ry (#), a. Antidotal.-- n. Antidote; also, a book of antidotes.
An"ti*dote (#), n. [L. antidotum, Gr. (sc. ), fr. given against; against + to give: cf. F. antidote. See Dose, n.]
A remedy to counteract the effects of poison, or of anything noxious taken into the stomach; -- used with against, for, or to; as, an. antidoteagainst, for, or to, poison
Whatever tends to prevent mischievous effects, or to counteract evil which something else might produce.
An"ti*dote, v. t.
To counteract or prevent the effects of, by giving or taking an antidote.Nor could Alexander himself . . . antidote . . . the poisonous draught, when it had once got into his veins. South.
To fortify or preserve by an antidote.
An`ti*dot"ic*al (#), a. Serving as an antidote.-- An`ti*dot"ic*al*ly, adv.
An*tid"ro*mous (#), a. [Pref. anti-+ Gr. a running.] (Bot.) Changing the direction in the spiral sequence of leaves on a stem.
An`ti*dys`en*ter"ic (#), a. (Med.) Good against dysentery.-- n. A medicine for dysentery.
An`ti*e*met"ic (#), a. n. (Med.) Same as Antemetic.
An`ti*eph`i*al"tic (#), a. & n. (Med.) Same as Antephialtic.
An`ti*ep`i*lep"tic (#), a. & n. (Med.) Same as Antepileptic.
An`ti*fe"brile (#), a. & n. (Med.) Febrifuge.
An`ti*feb"rine (#), n. (Med.) Acetanilide.
An`ti-fed"er*al*ist (#), n. One of party opposed to a federative government; -- applied particularly to the party which opposed the adoption of the constitution of the United States.Pickering.
An`ti*fric"tion (#), n. Something to lesse friction; antiattrition. -- a. Tending to lessen friction.
An`ti*ga*las"tic (#), a. [Pref. anti-+ Gr. , , milk.] Causing a diminution or a suppression of the secretion of milk.
An`ti-Gal"li*can (#), a. Opposed to what is Gallic or French.
An"ti*graph (#), n. [Gr. a transcribing: cf. F. antigraphe.] A copy or transcript.
An`ti*gug"gler (#) n. [Pref. anti-+ guggleor gurgle.] A crooked tube of metal, to be introduced into the neck of a bottle for drawing out the liquid without disturbing the sediment or causing a gurgling noise.
An`ti*he"lix (#), n. (Anat.) The curved elevation of the cartilage of the ear, within or in front of the helix. See Ear.
An`ti*hem`or*rhag"ic (#), a. (Med.) Tending to stop hemorrhage.-- n. A remedy for hemorrhage.
An`ti*hy`dro*phob"ic (#), a. (Med.) Counteracting or preventing hydrophobia.-- n. A remedy for hydrophobia.
An`ti*hy*drop"ic (#), a. (Med.) Good against dropsy.-- n. A remedy for dropsy.
An`ti*hyp*not"ic (#), a. (Med.) Tending to prevent sleep.-- n. An antihypnotic agent.
An`ti*hyp`o*chon"dri*ac (#), a. (Med.) Counteractive of hypochondria.-- n. A remedy for hypochondria.
An`ti*hys*ter"ic (#), a. (Med.) Counteracting hysteria.-- n. A remedy for hysteria.
An`ti*ic*ter"ic (#), a. (Med.) Good against jaundice.-- n. A remedy for jaundice.
An`ti*le*gom"e*na (#), n. pl. [NL., fr. Gr. against + to speak; part. pass. .] (Eccl.) Certain books of the New Testament which were for a time not universally received, but which are now considered canonical. These are the Epistle to the Hebrews, the Epistles of James and Jude, the second Epistle of Peter, the second and third Epistles of John, and the Revelation. The undisputed books are called the Homologoumena.
An`ti*li*bra"tion (#), n. A balancing; equipoise.[R.] De Quincey.
An`ti*lith"ic (#), a. (Med.) Tending to prevent the formation of urinary calculi, or to destroy them when formed.-- n. An antilithic medicine.
An`ti*log"a*rithm (#), n. (Math.) The number corresponding to a logarithm. The word has been sometimes, though rarely, used to denote the complement of a given logarithm; also the logarithmic cosine corresponding to a given logarithmic sine.-- An`ti*log`a*rith"mic(#), a.
An*til"o*gous (#), a. Of the contrary name or character; -- opposed to analogous.Antilogous pole (Eccl.), that pole of a crystal which becomes negatively electrified when heated.
An*til"o*gy (#), n.; pl.. Antilogies(#) [Gr. , fr. contradictory; against + to speak.] A contradiction between any words or passages in an author.Sir W. Hamilton.