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astringent (adj)

1. drawing tightly together 2. stern

astringent (n)

substance that shrinks the tissues and checks the flow of blood

boa constrictor

snake that "constricts" or crushes its prey in coils


draw together; render narrow; shrink (ant: expand)


keep within limits; confine


1. adverse criticism 2. restriction


strict (literally, "binding tight") rigid; severe


1. not confined within bounds; free 2. open to all

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