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Word: astringent

Definition: binding; causing contraction (stopping bleeding); harsh or severe; stringent; Ex. astringent criticism


Sentences Containing 'astringent'

He is best known for his astringent and amorous bass voice, which has usually seen him cast in villainous roles such as the voice of Yaiba in "GoGo Sentai Boukenger".
It tastes bitter, slightly sweet and astringent.
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