Word of the Night: astringent


adjective; 1.  Sharply incisive; pungent. 2.  Medicine/Medical. Contracting; constrictive; styptic. 3.  Harshly biting; caustic: his astringent criticism. 4.  Stern or severe; austere.

 noun: 1.  Medicine/Medical. A substance that contracts the tissues or canals of the body, thereby diminishing discharges, as of mucus or blood.  2. A cosmetic that cleans the skin and constricts the pores.

Who knew astringent was an adjective?  Here are some characters who could have used a strong astringent: 


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