Definition of Astringing

1. Verb. (present participle of astringe) ¹



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Definition of Astringing

1. astringe [v] - See also: astringe

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Astringing

astriferous
astringe
astringed
astringence
astringences
astringencies
astringency
astringent
astringent drug
astringently
astringents
astringer
astringers
astringes
astringeth
astringing (current term)
astringingness
astro-
astroarchaeology
astrobabble
astroballistic
astroballistics
astrobiological
astrobiologies
astrobiologist
astrobiologists
astrobiology
astroblast
astroblastoma
astrobleme

Literary usage of Astringing

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1. Selections from the World's Devotional Classics by George William Gilmore (1916)
"... inclosing, or astringing; because that is all that it can do toward seizing of that which it would have. But the desire can not thus magically astringe, ..."

2. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1892)
"... and much of it exuded under the astringing influence of the chloride of zinc ; also, I bad no alcohol and bad to use trade rum, and I fear that the ..."

3. The Port Folio by Joseph Dennie, John Elihu Hall (1824)
"... annexation in astringing the gums, or to cause them to grow firm, and unite to the teeth, by which he preserves them for life; instantaneously by an ..."

4. The Practitioner by Gale Group, ProQuest Information and Learning Company (1903)
"The local applications are of a saline or astringent nature, and act simply by cleansing and astringing the nasal and pharyngeal mucosa, thereby, perhaps, ..."

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