Emily Dickinson Lexicon
Dictionary: AN-TI-HYS-TER'IC – AN-TI-MO'NI-A-TED
A medicine that cures or counteracts hysterical affections. – Coxe.
AN-TI-LITH'ICS, n. [Gr. αντι and λιθος, a stone.]
Medicines used in the treatment of stone in the bladder.
AN-TI-LITH-O-TRIP'TIST, n. [Gr. αντι, λιθος, and τριβω.]
One opposed to lithotripsy.
AN-TI-LOG'A-RITHM, n. [anti and logarithm.]
The complement of the logarithm of any sine, tangent or secant, to 90 degrees. – Bailey.
AN-TIL'O-GY, n. [Gr. αντι, against, and λογος, speech.]
A contradiction between any words or passages in an author.
AN-TIL'O-QUY, n. [Gr. αντι and loquor.]
Opposed to the office of magistrates. [Not used.] – South.
AN-TI-MA'NI-AC, or AN-TI-MA-NI'AC-AL, a. [anti and maniac.]
Counteracting or curing madness or frenzy. – Beattie.
A lesser mask. – Bacon.
One opposed to freemasonry.
Opposition to freemasonry.
AN-TI-ME-TAB'O-LE, n. [antimetab'oly; Gr. αντι, against, and μεταβολη, mutation.]
In rhetoric, a setting of two things in opposition to each other; as, an honorable action may be attended with labor, but the labor is soon past, and the honor is immortal. – Encyc.
AN-TI-ME-TATH'E-SIS, n. [Gr. αντι, against, and μεταθεσις, a transposition.]
In rhetoric, an inversion of the parts or members of an antithesis; as, “Compare the arrival of this governor, with the victory of that general.” “Compare this peace with that war.” – Cicero in Verrem. Encyc.
AN-TIM'E-TER, n. [Gr. αντι and μετρον, measure.]
An optical instrument for measuring angles with greater accuracy than can be done by the usual quadrants or sextants. – Rees.
Contrary to the rules of meter or verse. – Bailey.
AN-TI-MIN-IS-TE'RI-AL, a. [anti and ministerial.]
Opposed to the ministry, or administration of government.
One that opposes the ministry.
AN-TI-MO-NARCH'IC-AL, a. [anti, against, and monarchical.]
Opposed to monarchy; that opposes a kingly government. – Addison.
The quality of being opposed to monarchy.
An opposer of monarchs.
AN-TI-MO'NI-AL, a. [from antimony.]
Pertaining to antimony; relating to antimony, or partaking of its qualities.
A preparation of antimony; a medicine in which antimony is a principal ingredient. – Encyc.
A compound or salt composed of antimonic acid and a base. – Henry.
Partaking of antimony; mixed or prepared with antimony; as antimoniated tartar. – Nicholson.