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  • adv. In the manner of an astringent.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adv. In an astringent manner.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • In an astringent manner.


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astringent +‎ -ly


  • When I look out of the window I see an astringently cold, bleak January day.

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  • He's not overtly or astringently political, as so many talk hosts today are.

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  • Sutherland chaired the 2005 Man Booker Prize committee and in his new book comments astringently on literary awards, including the Nobel Prize

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  • Ah, at last, a decently priced New Zealand sauvignon blanc that's not astringently dry and has some body to it, and not made "interesting" by the addition of a lot of grassy flavors.

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  • Their flesh fries as astringently as that of any Vssey.

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  • My own Mercedes, milk-coffee-coloured, stood beyond: and what, I thought astringently, was it saying about me!

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  • For God's sake, I told myself astringently, take a grip on things.


  • I answered my own question astringently: I'd written a novel, what did it matter if it won or lost on its own terms?


  • ElspettTs recovery was rapid-which, as she remarked somewhat astringently, was fortunate for the sanity of those who could not imagine how the impossible rescue had been accomplished.

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  • It was one of those mornings that draw people back to L.A. despite the craziness, the air ocean-washed and astringently cool under a deep blue sky.

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