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prefix anti

The prefix anti- means against and modifies the defintion of a word. For example anti- + clockwise = anticlockwise (or against clockwise).

How many of these anti- words can you spell?

antiseptic
Mum put some antiseptic on his cut knee.
anticlockwise
Run around the track in an anticlockwise direction.
anticlimax
I thought the end of the film was an anticlimax.
antisocial
Behaving rudely in public is antisocial.
antifreeze
Use antifreeze to protect the car's engine.
antibiotic
The doctor gave me an antibiotic to fight my cold.
antibacterial
You need to wash your hands with antibacterial soap to keep them clean and germ free!
antiviral
An antiviral drug is used to treat diseases caused by viruses,.
antidote
On the jungle trek they took an antidote to snake bites.
antihistamine
When I was stung by a wasp, my mum put some antihistamine cream on to stop it itching.
antibody
An antibody is a substance which is produced in blood in order to destroy diseases and infections.

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