Deterrent and Stimulant


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Deterrent noun – Something that makes movement or progress difficult.
Usage example: the homeowner put up a fence around his garden as a deterrent for animals

Stimulant is an antonym for deterrent.
Nearby Words: deterred, deterrence, deterring
Antonyms for Deterrent


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Stimulant noun – Something that arouses action or activity.
Deterrent is an antonym for stimulant in substance that invigorates topic.
Nearby Words: stimulate, stimulating, stimulated, stimulus, stimulation
Antonyms for Stimulant
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effective effective deterrent effective stimulant
powerful powerful deterrent powerful stimulant
new new deterrent new stimulant
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