anecdote vs. antidote – The Correct Way to Use Each | Confusing Words
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Anecdote

Definition:

short account of an incident (especially a biographical one)

Examples:

She tells amusing anecdotes about life as a zookeeper.

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Antidote

Definition:

a remedy that stops or controls the effects of a poison

Examples:

The doctor gave her an antidote to the poison she accidentally took.

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