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Mistry agrees that “really piquant spices go well with sprouts.”
Their picturesque pronunciation gives their conversation a piquancy which defies imitation.
It would be difficult to speak too highly of them; they have a piquancy and grace which is in the highest degree attractive.
The Edinburgh Review” said: “For many years there has been no work of such power, piquancy, and originality.
He swore with force and piquancy, and original embellishments for old-time oaths which was like a sharp sauce to an unsavory dish.
There was not a little piquancy in the expression of her countenance, and Richard felt it strangely attractive.
THERE AND BACKGEORGE MACDONALD
The mere dogtooth is an acid moulding, and can only be used in certain mingling with others, to give them piquancy; never alone.
His tail and ears of darker chestnut tinge imparted piquancy to his shape.
BARON BRUNOLOUISA MORGAN
With Pierre and Madame opposition only roused her anger, their commands only gave piquancy to revolt.
BLUE GOOSEFRANK LEWIS NASON
At present food and spending money are particularly attractive, and a piquancy is added if you haven't got any money.
DODO'S DAUGHTERE. F. BENSON

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