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retardant

adjective re·tar·dant \ri-ˈtär-dənt\

: able to slow down the progress or development of something

Full Definition of RETARDANT

:  serving or tending to retard <a growth-retardant substance>
retardant noun

First Known Use of RETARDANT

1642

Rhymes with RETARDANT

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May 23, 2015
debouch Hear it
to emerge or cause to emerge
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