Restraining vs Astringent - What's the difference?

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Restraining is a related term of astringent.


As nouns the difference between restraining and astringent

is that restraining is the act by which someone or something is restrained while astringent is a substance which draws tissue together, thus restricting the flow of blood.

As a verb restraining

is .

As an adjective astringent is

sharp, caustic, severe.

restraining

English

Verb

(head)
  • Noun

    (en noun)
  • The act by which someone or something is restrained.
  • * George Meredith
  • She had the privilege of a soul beyond our minor rules and restrainings to speak her wishes to the true wife of a mock husband—no husband; less a husband than this shadow of a woman a wife, she said;

    astringent

    English

    Noun

    (wp) (en noun)
  • A substance which draws tissue together, thus restricting the flow of blood.
  • Adjective

    (en adjective)
  • Sharp, caustic, severe.
  • (medicine) Having the effect of drawing tissue together; styptic.
  • Anagrams

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