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    to thwart the effect of poison

    Will it be normal to say "I have applied the ointment on your wounds several times to thwart the effect of poison"?

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    Re: to thwart the effect of poison

    It's normal in the context of the fantasy literature you are writing, Marina. Probably to would be a better preposition than on.



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    Re: to thwart the effect of poison

    I think it sounds fine, though the style is somewhat Dickensian.

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