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pungency

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noun pun·gen·cy \ˈpən-jən(t)-sē\

Definition of pungency

  1. :  the quality or state of being pungent



Examples of pungency

  1. <the pungency of the vinegar gives the salad dressing the kick that it needs>

  2. <theatergoers have long delighted in the pungency and wit of the play's dialogue>



1649

First Known Use of pungency

1649


Medical Dictionary

pungency

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noun pun·gen·cy \ˈpən-jən-sē\

Medical Definition of pungency

plural pun·gen·cies

  1. :  the quality or state of being pungent





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