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- n. Alternative spelling of astringency.
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- n. a sharp astringent taste; the taste experience when a substance causes the mouth to pucker
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The level of tannin in a wine contributes to its degree of astringence.
The leaves and flowers are used in medicinal poultices and teas, which are said to have the effect of astringence, or contraction of body tissues.
Its sensory perception is astringence, its emotional content is pride, and its organs are smooth involuntary muscles.
The leaves and flowers are used in medicinal poultices and teas. which are said to have the effect of astringence, or contraction of body tissues.
_Quality_ -- The flavor should be sweet and rich, free from bitterness or astringence of either meat or skin.
This last cuvée is a long keep wine, and it will show more astringence in the early years.
And its astringence clear the brain!’ it went on with calculated brutality: