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Noun1.astringence - a sharp astringent tasteastringence - a sharp astringent taste; the taste experience when a substance causes the mouth to pucker
gustatory perception, gustatory sensation, taste, taste perception, taste sensation - the sensation that results when taste buds in the tongue and throat convey information about the chemical composition of a soluble stimulus; "the candy left him with a bad taste"; "the melon had a delicious taste"
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Les tanins conferent aux produits a base de substances vegetales comme le Cafe Touba et la tisane de kinkeliba leur astringence [12, 13].
The astringence of Margaret Hodge's wit and forthright criticism, her frankness and sincerity acted as a tonic and corrective, where sympathy might have degenerated into sentimentality.
Winter's astringence seems to leap from the soil in rhubarb pies, but sweet peas will soon follow.