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Word: piquant

Definition: pleasantly tart-tasting; spicy; pleasantly stimulating; Ex. piquant situation when my old enemy asked for my help


Sentences Containing 'piquant'

But this is not always so, some extreme fashions giving opportunities of very piquant and interesting portrait designs.
Fresh scandals have eclipsed it, and their more piquant details have drawn the gossips away from this four-year-old drama.

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