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A 1991 “60 Minutes” profile of Limbaugh included one of his patented themed updates — in this case a condom update — cued up with “Up, Up and Away,” and attacking the distribution of prophylactics in schools.
In the second class he is even superior, because the latter has not the same prophylactic against pride.
Cold infusion of tar was used in our colonies as a prophylactic against the Small Pox.
Certain physicians employed a prophylactic remedy made up of very many substances.
Prophylactic, prof-i-lak′tik, adj. guarding against: defending from disease.
This was followed a few years later by the preparation of a prophylactic against cholera.
He even regarded it as a prophylactic against certain diseases.
Whatever may be said of the value of this procedure as a deterrent, its use as a prophylactic is comparatively small.
DEGENERACYEUGENE S. TALBOT
The fever some times attacked the believers in quinine, while the unbelievers in its prophylactic powers escaped.
Christianity will introduce a new and a potent factor into the social life of the Chinese by its energy as a prophylactic.
VILLAGE LIFE IN CHINAARTHUR H. SMITH

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