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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

Agreeably pungent; stimulating.

Usage examples (37)
  • The piquant sauce added flavor to the bland vegetables served at the restaurant.
  • A piquant wit
  • That is what you may call piquant, it braces and refreshes a man.
  • One saving grace would be that the MxDW at least wouldn't have that lovely, "piquant" flavor from being smuggled in empty ammonia tankers. for more
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