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Synonyms of astringent

Noun


1. astringent, astringent drug, styptic, medicine, medication, medicament, medicinal drug

usage: a drug that causes contraction of body tissues and canals

Adjective


1. acerb, acerbic, astringent, sour (vs. sweet)

usage: sour or bitter in taste

2. astringent (vs. nonastringent), styptic, hemostatic

usage: tending to draw together or constrict soft organic tissue; "astringent cosmetic lotions"

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