He measured its value by its piquancy, by its adaptability to epigrammatic rhymes.
Call it, for the sake of piquancy, "Beethoven and Esterhazy."
He imagined that that sort of thing lent a piquancy to conversation.
And it gains in piquancy from the fact that everybody knows the personages.
He was more famous for his wit than his wisdom; for his piquancy than for piety.
Together, amused by the piquancy of it, they raided the liquor-chest.
No doubt the piquancy of the life attracts them in many such cases.
She was one of those women who like the piquancy and freedom of French fiction.
Man, dealing with natural things, constantly aims to increase their piquancy.
Our author's report of his trip has a piquancy that is quite alluring.