ASTRINGENT in a Sentence

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 Meanings and Examples of ASTRINGENT
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 a.  causing contraction; having the effect of drawing tissue together; stern or austere
Classic Sentence:
1  But here too she was thinner, and going unripe, astringent.
Lady Chatterley's Lover By D H Lawrence
Context  Highlight   In Chapter 7
Example Sentence:
1  The juice from the last pressing being very dark and astringent, is put with the inferior wine.