Toxicant, a word used to describe a poisonous substance or agent, has many antonyms that describe substances that are harmless or even beneficial to living beings. Antonyms for toxicant include non-toxic, non-poisonous, harmless, benign, safe, beneficial, and nutritious. Non-toxic implies that a substance is not poisonous and will not cause harm to humans or animals. Harmless suggests that a substance is not dangerous in any way. Benign denotes a lack of harmful or malicious intent. Safe implies that a substance is free from danger or risk. Beneficial describes substances that are helpful and have a positive effect on living beings. And Nutritious indicates that a substance is full of the nutrients necessary for good health.
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- adversary, antagonist, boss.