piquancy

  • 1 Piquancy — Pi quan*cy, n. [See {Piquant}.] The quality or state of being piquant. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 2 piquancy — index instigation Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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  • 3 piquancy — piquant ► ADJECTIVE 1) having a pleasantly sharp taste or appetizing flavour. 2) pleasantly stimulating or exciting. DERIVATIVES piquancy noun piquantly adverb. ORIGIN French, stinging, pricking …

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  • 4 piquancy — noun Date: 1664 the quality or state of being piquant …

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  • 5 piquancy — See piquant. * * * …

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  • 6 piquancy — noun The degree to which something is piquant, stimulating or exciting …

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  • 7 piquancy — (Roget s IV) n. Syn. seasoning, relish, zest; see flavoring …

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  • 8 piquancy — pi·quan·cy || pɪːkÉ™nsɪ n. pungency, spiciness, quality of having a sharp flavor; interestingness, quality of being fascinating …

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  • 9 piquancy — n. 1. Pungency, high flavor, sharpness. 2. Sharpness, tartness, severity, smartness, liveliness …

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  • 10 piquancy — n 1. spiciness, pungency, poignancy, sharpness; zest, spice, relish, tang, Inf. twang; bite, sting, edge, race, zip, Sl. kick, Sl. punch, Inf. ginger; acidity, keenness, hotness, pepperiness, snappiness; sourness, harshness, roughness,… …

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  • 11 piquancy — pi·quan·cy …

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  • 12 piquancy — See: piquant …

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  • 13 piquancy — noun 1. a tart spicy quality • Syn: ↑nip, ↑piquance, ↑piquantness, ↑tang, ↑tanginess, ↑zest • Derivationally related forms: ↑zesty (for: ↑ …

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  • 14 piquant — piquancy, piquantness, n. piquantly, adv. /pee keuhnt, kahnt, pee kahnt /, adj. 1. agreeably pungent or sharp in taste or flavor; pleasantly biting or tart: a piquant aspic. 2. agreeably stimulating, interesting, or attractive: a piquant glance.… …

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  • 15 piquant — [[t]pi͟ːkənt, kɑːnt[/t]] 1) ADJ GRADED Food that is piquant has a pleasantly spicy taste. [WRITTEN] ...a crisp mixed salad with an unusually piquant dressing. Derived words: piquancy [[t]pi͟ːkənsi[/t]] N UNCOUNT A little mustard is served on the… …

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  • 16 flavor — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. taste, seasoning, savor. II (Roget s IV) n. 1. [That which pleases the palate] Syn. taste, savor, tang, relish, smack, sapidity, gusto, piquancy, flavoring, aftertaste, zest, wallop*, zing*.… …

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  • 17 piquant — UK [ˈpiːkənt] / US [ˈpɪkənt] adjective mainly literary 1) food or drink that is piquant has a strong and pleasant flavour a piquant sauce 2) a quality or situation that is piquant is very exciting and interesting piquant wit Derived words:… …

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  • 18 salt — I. noun Etymology: Middle English, from Old English sealt; akin to Old High German salz salt, Lithuanian saldus sweet, Latin sal salt, Greek hals salt, sea Date: before 12th century 1. a. a crystalline compound NaCl that consists of sodium… …

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  • 19 sauce — I. noun Etymology: Middle English, from Anglo French, from Latin salsa, feminine of salsus salted, from past participle of sallere to salt, from sal salt more at salt Date: 14th century 1. a condiment or relish for food; especially a fluid… …

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