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antiseptically

[ an-tuh-sep-tik-lee ]
/ ˌæn təˈsɛp tɪk li /
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adverb

with the aid of antiseptics.

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Origin of antiseptically

First recorded in 1880–85; antiseptic + -al1 + -ly
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