1. reducing agent a substance capable of bringing about the reduction of another substance as it itself is oxidized; used in photography to lessen the density of a negative or print by oxidizing some of the loose silver
  2. reducing diet a diet designed to help you lose weight (especially fat)
  3. wetting agent a chemical agent capable of reducing the surface tension of a liquid in which it is dissolved
  4. drying agent a substance that promotes drying
  5. reticent reluctant to draw attention to yourself
  6. purchasing agent an agent who purchases goods or services for another
  7. fixing agent a chemical compound that sets or fixes something
  8. oxidizing agent a substance that oxidizes another substance
  9. medicine cabinet cabinet that holds medicines and toiletries
  10. cleansing agent a preparation used in cleaning something
  11. selling agent someone who sells goods (on commission) for others
  12. disengagement the act of releasing from an attachment or connection
  13. immunizing agent any substance or organism that provokes an immune response (produces immunity) when introduced into the body
  14. bleaching agent an agent that makes things white or colorless
  15. contingent determined by conditions or circumstances that follow
  16. shipping agent the agent of a shipowner
  17. racing yacht an expensive vessel propelled by sail or power and used for cruising or racing
  18. blocking agent a class of drugs that inhibit some biological process
  19. booking agent someone who engages a person or company for performances
  20. stringent demanding strict attention to rules and procedures

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