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pun·gen·cy

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  1. pungency, bitenoun

    wit having a sharp and caustic quality

    "he commented with typical pungency"; "the bite of satire"

    Synonyms:
    sting, snack, bit, chomp, collation, raciness, insect bite, morsel, sharpness, bite

  2. pungency, bite, sharpness, racinessnoun

    a strong odor or taste property

    "the pungency of mustard"; "the sulfurous bite of garlic"; "the sharpness of strange spices"; "the raciness of the wine"

    Synonyms:
    acuteness, spiciness, snack, keenness, edge, insect bite, morsel, ribaldry, chomp, sting, acuity, distinctness, raciness, gaminess, sharpness, bite, collation, asperity, bit

Dictionary of English Synonymes0.0 / 0 votes

  1. pungencynoun

    Synonyms:
    acridness, acrimony, causticity, poignancy, piquancy, sharpness

  2. pungencynoun

    Synonyms:
    keenness, pointedness, smartness

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