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English verb: astringe

1. astringe (contact) constrict or bind or draw together


SamplesLemon juice astringes the tissue in the mouth.


Pattern of useSomething ----s something


Broader (hypernym)compact, compress, constrict, contract, press, squeeze

2. astringe (change) become constricted or compressed


SamplesThe cold substance astringes.


Pattern of useSomething ----s


Broader (hypernym)constrict, constringe, narrow









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