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poignance

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a harsh or sharp quality
  • there's a mean-spirited poignance to the novel's satiric portrait of Hollywood

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The first known use of poignance was circa 1683

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“Poignance.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/poignance. Accessed 22 Oct. 2020.

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