Examples of piquancy in a Sentence
a talk show host known for the quickness and piquancy of his wit
I appreciated the piquancy of the peppers in the sauce.
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But the brain power at Rand and the piquancy of the art on its walls make for an unusual combination.
The tension between her ornery reserve and his penchant for wearing his heart on his sleeve gives this memoir an unusual piquancy.
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First Known Use of piquancy
Synonymsnip, pungency, spice, tang, zest, zing
Related Wordsraciness, spiciness; fieriness, hotness; acuteness, keenness, sharpness; provocativeness; excitement, invigoration, stimulant, stimulation, stimulus, thrill; bitterness, mordance, trenchancy; flavor, redolence, savor (also savour), savoriness, tastiness
Near Antonymsflatness, tastelessness; dullness (also dulness), insipidity, monotonousness, monotony, platitude, predictability, sameness, tediousness; blandness, thinness, weakness
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