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piquancy

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of piquancy

  1. the quality or state of being stimulating to the mind or senses <a talk show host known for the quickness and piquancy of his wit> <I appreciated the piquancy of the peppers in the sauce> Synonyms nip, pungency, spice, tang, zest, zing Related Words raciness, spiciness; fieriness, hotness; acuteness, keenness, sharpness; provocativeness; excitement, invigoration, stimulant, stimulation, stimulus, thrill; bitterness, mordance, trenchancy; flavor, redolence, savor (also savour), savoriness, tastiness Near Antonyms flatness, tastelessness; dullness (also dulness), insipidity, monotonousness, monotony, platitude, predictability, sameness, tediousness; blandness, thinness, weakness Antonyms insipidity




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