Word of the Day – May 7 – Astringent

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Dee Dee - Word of the Day

Dee Dee – Word of the Day

Adjective: Astringent  (uh-STRIN-juhnt)

Definition:

1. Contracting or constricting.

2. Caustic: pungent.

3. Stern: austere.

Sample sentence: Unlike the apple and its other cousin the pear, quince flesh is hard and astringent and cannot be eaten raw.

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