Synonyms for astringency
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- 1. astringency, astringence, taste, taste sensation, gustatory sensation, taste perception, gustatory perception
- usage: a sharp astringent taste; the taste experience when a substance causes the mouth to pucker
- 2. astringency, stypsis, contractility
- usage: the ability to contract or draw together soft body tissues to check blood flow or restrict secretion of fluids