Examples of pungency in a Sentence
the pungency of the vinegar gives the salad dressing the kick that it needs
theatergoers have long delighted in the pungency and wit of the play's dialogue
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The Reaper clocks in at 2.2 million Scoville Heat Units (the Scoville scale is used to gauge the pungency of chili peppers).
Judges described the thick-walled fruits as spicy, but tastier than the traditional cayenne, with just enough pungency for interest.
It clocks in at 2.2 million Scoville Heat Units (the Scoville scale is used to gauge the pungency of chile peppers).
Soak them in cold water for 5 minutes, then drain; this will reduce their pungency.
Then there’s an additional sense of pungency, [as in] the burning feeling of pepper from hot wings.
The green onions add some pungency, and the cheddar cheese ensures that even the brisket that's not in direct contact with the mac n' cheese is still touching cheese.
Blanching before cooking will reduce its pungency as well.
The oppressive heat gave added pungency to the smell of human filth in the Girgaun district of Bombay's slums.
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