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Cheerfulness is the best promoter of health and is as friendly to the mind as to the body. ~ Joseph Addison

A man too busy to take care of his health is like a mechanic too busy to take care of his tools. ~ Spanish Proverb




1. characterized by excessive piousness or moralistic fervor, especially in an affected manner; excessively smooth, suave, or smug.

2. of the nature of or characteristic of an unguent or ointment; oily; greasy.

3. having an oily or soapy feel, as certain minerals.

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unc·tu·ous·ly, adverb

unc·tu·ous·ness, unc·tu·os·i·ty



3. the upper regions of space; the clear sky; the heavens.
4. the medium supposed by the ancients to fill the upper regions of space.
5. Physics . a hypothetical substance supposed to occupy all space, postulated to account for the propagation of electromagnetic radiation through space.

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1. Medicine/Medical . contracting; constrictive; styptic.

2. harshly biting; caustic: his astringent criticism.

3. stern or severe; austere.

4. sharply incisive; pungent: astringent wit.


5. Medicine/Medical . a substance that contracts the tissues or canals of the body, thereby diminishing discharges, as of mucus or blood.

6. a cosmetic that cleans the skin and constricts the pores.

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as·trin·gen·cy, noun

as·trin·gent·ly, adverb

non·as·trin·gen·cy, noun

non·as·trin·gent, adjective

non·as·trin·gent·ly, adverb

2, 3. sharp, harsh, rigorous.


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