Pungence Pun"gence, n. [See {Pungent}.] Pungency. [1913 Webster]

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  • pungence — adjective The quality of odor/odour that stings the nose, said especially of acidic or spicy substances. The pungence of the garlic made my eyes water. See Also: pungent, pungently …   Wiktionary

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  • gingery — /jin jeuh ree/, adj. 1. having the flavor or pungence of ginger; spicy: gingery cookies. 2. piquant; sharp and lively: gingery humor. 3. of the color of ginger. [1850 55; GINGER + Y1] * * * …   Universalium

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  • odor — [n] scent air, aroma, bouquet, effluvium, efflux, emanation, essence, exhalation, flavor, fragrance, musk, perfume, pungence, pungency, redolence, smell, snuff, stench, stink, tang, tincture, trail, whiff; concept 599 …   New thesaurus

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