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case indicating the agent in passive sentences or the instrument or manner or place of the action described by the verb ablative , ablative case
drug (or other chemical agent) that causes abortion aborticide , abortifacient , abortion-inducing drug
chemical agent used to kill mites acaracide , acaricide
thrombolytic agent (trade name Activase) that causes fibrinolysis at the site of a blood clot; used in treating acute myocardial infarction Activase , tissue plasminogen activator
chemical agent capable of activity active , active agent
business agent for an actor actor's agent , theatrical agent
semantic role of an entity that is not the agent but is directly involved in or affected by the happening denoted by the verb in the clause affected role , patient , patient role
colloidal extract of algae; used especially in culture media and as a gelling agent in foods agar , agar-agar
any culture medium that uses agar as the gelling agent agar , nutrient agar
state of serving as an official and authorized delegate or agent agency , delegacy , representation
bank that acts as an agent for a foreign bank agent bank
agent of illegal activity agent provocateur
secret agent who incites suspected persons to commit illegal acts agent provocateur , provocateur
any agent or representative of a federal agency or bureau agent , federal agent
transmission mechanism in the which the infectious agent is spread as an aerosol and usually enters a person through the respiratory tract airborne transmission
liquor or brew containing alcohol as the active agent alcohol , alcoholic beverage , inebriant , intoxicant
agent that counteracts or neutralizes acidity (especially in the stomach) alkaliser , alkalizer , antacid , antiacid , gastric antacid
antianxiety agent (trade name Xanax) of the benzodiazepine class alprazolam , Xanax
agent sent on mission ambassador , emissary
antibiotic and antifungal agent amphotericin
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