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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A rough and bitter manner; A sharp sour taste; The taste experience when vinegar or lemon juice is taken into the mouth.

Usage examples (35)
  • To be honest, I prefer plain, straight-up cheesecake ... maybe with a touch of lemon or vanilla, and some tartness from the dairy used.
  • I think the tartness is the perfect counterpoint to the sweet topping… but I tend to like tart thingsto begin with.
  • Andouille sausage adds some fat to the dish to counter the wine's tartness, which is also smoothed with a bit of cream.
  • It was incredibly clever to add a subtle glaze to the top, the tartness was the perfect marriage to the citrus sweetness of the dense cake. for more
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