One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
- ‘It was antiseptically neat and deceptively cheerful with sunlight.’
- ‘Her blotter is crisp, doodle-free, as antiseptically intimidating as the crinkly butcher rolls doctors use on examination tables.’
- ‘Those who work in the steel, glass and concrete towers of these business giants live in antiseptically clean towns in which no heart seems to throb.’
- ‘There is a push and pull on many of the tracks that they produce: the listener wants to embrace the diva and the words she sings, but is pulled away by the too-perfect sounds rinsed antiseptically clean.’
- ‘The antiseptically white walls of the new galleries contrast with murkier spaces where the original concrete structure and chunky octagonal columns have been retained.’
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