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tang

noun

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(Entry 1 of 2)

1 an almost imperceptible sign of something
  • the young author's novel is surprisingly earnest, tackling its subject without the slightest tang of irony

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2 the quality or state of being stimulating to the mind or senses
  • there's a real tang to her poetry—it's not all sweetness and light

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tang

verb

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as in ding, clang

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The first known use of tang was in the 15th century

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“Tang.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/tang. Accessed 20 Jan. 2021.

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