Adjective "Pungent" definition and examples


1. sharply affecting the organs of taste or smell, as if by a penetrating power; biting; acrid.

2. acutely distressing to the feelings or mind; poignant.

3. caustic, biting, or sharply expressive: pungent remarks.

4. mentally stimulating or appealing: pungent wit.

5. Biology. piercing or sharp-pointed.

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"wheelbarrows can be pungent upon airs."

"airs can be pungent with spices."

"airs can be pungent with smells."

"smells can be pungent."

"odours can be pungent."

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