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tang

noun

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  1. 1 an almost imperceptible sign of something <the young author's novel is surprisingly earnest, tackling its subject without the slightest tang of irony> Synonyms breath, flicker, glimmer, suggestion, hint, touch, trace, whiffRelated Words inkling, intimation, scent, wind; evidence, indication, mark, signNear Antonyms permeation, pervasion, saturation

  2. 2 the quality or state of being stimulating to the mind or senses <there's a real tang to her poetry—it's not all sweetness and light> Synonyms nip, pungency, spice, piquancy, zest, zingRelated Words raciness, spiciness; fieriness, hotness; acuteness, keenness, sharpness; provocativeness; excitement, invigoration, stimulant, stimulation, stimulus, thrill; bitterness, mordance, trenchancy; flavor, redolence, savor (also savour), savoriness, tastinessNear Antonyms flatness, tastelessness; dullness (also dulness), insipidity, monotonousness, monotony, platitude, predictability, sameness, tediousness; blandness, thinness, weaknessAntonyms insipidity




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