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piquancy

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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

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The first known use of piquancy was in 1664

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“Piquancy.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/piquancy. Accessed 1 Aug. 2021.

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