astringent

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astringent ˈstrɪnʤənt/ adjective
astringent
ˈstrɪnʤənt/
adjective
Learner's definition of ASTRINGENT
[more astringent; most astringent]
medical : causing body tissues (such as skin) to tighten used to describe a liquid or lotion that makes the skin less oily or that helps to stop a cut from bleeding
: having a sharp or bitter quality
: very critical in a sharp and often clever way

— astringency

ˈstrɪnʤənsi/ noun [noncount]

— astringent

noun, plural astringents medical [count]

— astringently

adverb
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