Harrowing vs Tilling - What's the difference?

harrowing | tilling |

As verbs the difference between harrowing and tilling

is that harrowing is while tilling is .

As an adjective harrowing

is causing pain or distress.

As a noun harrowing

is the process of breaking up earth with a harrow.




  • Adjective

    (en adjective)
  • Causing pain or distress.
  • * 2006 , , Concrete: Killer Smile , Dark Horse Books, cover text
  • Harrowing journeys down the dark roads of anger, violence, and madness
  • *{{quote-magazine, date=2013-01
  • , author=Brian Hayes , title=Father of Fractals , volume=101, issue=1, page=62 , magazine= citation , passage=Toward the end of the war, Benoit was sent off on his own with forged papers; he wound up working as a horse groom at a chalet in the Loire valley. Mandelbrot describes this harrowing youth with great sangfroid.}}


    (en noun)
  • The process of breaking up earth with a harrow.
  • The field received two harrowings .




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