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aromatic herb of temperate Eurasia and North Africa having a bitter taste used in making the liqueur absinthe absinthe , Artemisia absinthium , common wormwood , lad's love , old man
sharp sour taste acerbity , tartness
any of various water-soluble compounds having a sour taste and capable of turning litmus red and reacting with a base to form a salt acid
taste experience when something acidic is taken into the mouth acidity , acidulousness
bitter in taste or smell acrid , astringent
sharp in taste or smell acrid , piquant , pungent
biting in taste acrid , pungent
taste, sharp or harsh to acrid , pungent
(art) the branch of philosophy dealing with beauty and taste (emphasizing the evaluative criteria that are applied to art) aesthetics , esthetics
afterimage of a taste aftertaste
one of a pair of mobile appendages on the head of e.g. insects and crustaceans; typically sensitive to touch and taste antenna , feeler
brownish gum resin of various plants; has strong taste and odor; formerly used as an antispasmodic asafetida , asafoetida
sharp astringent taste; the taste experience when a substance causes the mouth to pucker astringence , astringency
strong odor or taste property bite , pungency , raciness , sharpness
sharp taste bitter
any one of several hundred compounds having a bitter taste; not admitting of chemical classification bitter principle
property of having a harsh unpleasant taste bitter , bitterness
taste experience when quinine or coffee is taken into the mouth bitter , bitterness
any of various trees or shrubs of the family Simaroubaceae having wood and bark with a bitter taste bitterwood tree
lacking any distinctive or interesting taste property blandness , insipidity , insipidness
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