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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

the quality of being agreeably stimulating or mentally exciting; a tart spicy quality

Usage examples (3)
  • Adjective : a piquant aspic. ,a piquant glance. ,a piquant wit
  • A decomposition of the tastes of afternoon tea sandwiches, clever for touches like a smooth frozen ingredient being the bread, and the piquantness of pickled herring...
  • He said the tex­ture of the meat was great and it married well with the piquantness of the sauce. for more
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