Definition of astringently in English:



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‘His use of astringently pretty colors, such as acidic pink and lime green, pushed the paintings toward a kind of industrial picturesque.’
  • ‘"Well, this is an interesting change of mind," Sandusky remarked astringently.’
  • ‘His novels stood out for being both remarkably well-written and astringently original.’
  • ‘Of course it’s also cruelly, astringently funny.’
  • ‘There are few pleasures more mentally invigorating than astringently witty and wise satirical fiction.’