Piquancy
Piquancy Pi"quan*cy, n. [See {Piquant}.] The quality or state of being piquant. [1913 Webster]

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  • piquancy — piquant ► ADJECTIVE 1) having a pleasantly sharp taste or appetizing flavour. 2) pleasantly stimulating or exciting. DERIVATIVES piquancy noun piquantly adverb. ORIGIN French, stinging, pricking …   English terms dictionary

  • piquancy — noun Date: 1664 the quality or state of being piquant …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • piquancy — See piquant. * * * …   Universalium

  • piquancy — noun The degree to which something is piquant, stimulating or exciting …   Wiktionary

  • piquancy — (Roget s IV) n. Syn. seasoning, relish, zest; see flavoring …   English dictionary for students

  • piquancy — pi·quan·cy || pɪːkÉ™nsɪ n. pungency, spiciness, quality of having a sharp flavor; interestingness, quality of being fascinating …   English contemporary dictionary

  • piquancy — n. 1. Pungency, high flavor, sharpness. 2. Sharpness, tartness, severity, smartness, liveliness …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • piquancy — n 1. spiciness, pungency, poignancy, sharpness; zest, spice, relish, tang, Inf. twang; bite, sting, edge, race, zip, Sl. kick, Sl. punch, Inf. ginger; acidity, keenness, hotness, pepperiness, snappiness; sourness, harshness, roughness,… …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • piquancy — pi·quan·cy …   English syllables

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