Noun(1) a drug that causes contraction of body tissues and canals
Adjective(1) sour or bitter in taste(2) tending to draw together or constrict soft organic tissue
(1) If your skin is oily, use a more astringent witch hazel-based toner.(2) It was included, because of its astringent qualities, in skin tonics, and became a principal ingredient in shampoos and hair rinses.(3) Back inside, I find mother cooking, juicing lemons and chopping coriander, which has filled the kitchen with its slightly astringent smell.(4) This tale cloys today's palate: we miss the astringent irony which Thomas Hardy would have brought to circumstances like these.(5) That said, I tend to agree with Cartledge's more astringent view of Alexander.(6) For its time, the sound is fairly astringent - like Mahler in a sullen mood.(7) Spray your face with your homemade astringent .(8) To clear up blemishes, dab an astringent facial toner on acne spots.(9) Witch hazel is a cooling astringent , and vegetable glycerin moisturizes your skin.(10) Young red wines may also contain excessive quantities of tannins, which taste bitter and astringent unless allowed to polymerize during extended bottle ageing.(11) A woody, citrus-like, mildly astringent blend which is excellent for combination skin - it will help to balance out patches of dry and oily skin.(12) This ambitious work is remarkably astringent and contemporary.(13) Tannins are astringent substances found in the seeds, skin and stems of grapes.(14) It's not saying anything against them to assert that there is also a tough, astringent view of life that should be given its due.(15) His less astringent manner could help him forge the strategic relationships his father couldn't.(16) Prior to processing, cocoa has a rather astringent taste.
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