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Skin medium to thin, somewhat tender, contains a small amount of light red pigment and some astringency.
THE GRAPES OF NEW YORKU. P. HEDRICK
Skin sprinkled with reddish-brown dots, thin, tender, without astringency.
THE GRAPES OF NEW YORKU. P. HEDRICK
The doubtful credit of any wiser person might produce the same astringency, said the advocate, slyly.
THE ENTAILJOHN GALT
Its taste is saltish, with a degree of roughness and astringency.
ELEMENTS OF THE THEORY AND PRACTICE OF CHYMISTRY, 5TH ED.PIERRE JOSEPH MACQUER
Almost all have more or less astringency in the after-taste.
THE PEARS OF NEW YORKU. P. HEDRICK
Austere refers to a flavor more or less sour with some astringency.
THE PEARS OF NEW YORKU. P. HEDRICK
The hard, snarly astringency of his character had grown sweet and mild.
POGANUC PEOPLEHARRIET BEECHER STOWE
The name is due to the astringency of the half ripe fruit which can scarcely be eaten.
AMERICAN FOREST TREESHENRY H. GIBSON
On account of its astringency it has been used in dysentery, hemorrhage, and other conditions requiring an astringent substance.
BIRDS AND ALL NATURE VOL VII, NO. 1, JANUARY 1900VARIOUS
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WORDS RELATED TO ASTRINGENCY

  • acidity
  • aroma
  • astringency
  • bitterness
  • essence
  • extract
  • gusto
  • hotness
  • piquancy
  • pungency
  • relish
  • saltiness
  • sapidity
  • savor
  • seasoning
  • smack
  • sourness
  • spiciness
  • sweetness
  • tang
  • tartness
  • taste
  • twang
  • vim
  • wallop
  • zest
  • zing
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