Examples of poignance in a Sentence
there's a mean-spirited poignance to the novel's satiric portrait of Hollywood
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This adds poignance to their relentless commitment to the next put-down or joke.
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First Known Use of poignance
Synonymsacerbity, acidity, acidness, acridity, acridness, acrimoniousness, acrimony, acuteness, asperity, bite, bitterness, harshness, keenness, edge, poignancy, pungency, roughness, sharpness, tartness
Related Wordsginger, punch, spice, tang; raucousness, severeness, severity, shrillness, virulence, vitriol; cattiness, maliciousness; pointedness, thorniness
Near Antonymsgentleness, kindliness
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