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synonyms for piquant

  • peppery
  • poignant
  • pungent
  • racy
  • savory
  • spicy
  • tangy
  • zesty
  • highly-seasoned
  • interesting
  • lively
  • provocative
  • sharp
  • snappy
  • sparkling
  • spirited
  • stimulating
  • stinging
  • tart
  • well-flavored
  • with a kick
  • zestful
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antonyms for piquant

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  • blah
  • bland
  • clean
  • dull
  • flavorless
  • moral
  • tasteless
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How to use piquant in a sentence

The actors assembled for “You Could Drive a Person Crazy” — Tracy Lynn Olivera, Awa Sal Secka and Katie Mariko Murray — carve a piquant new niche in the pantheon of stylish trios for this comic Andrews Sisters pastiche.
SONDHEIM REVUE PROVIDES EXHILARATING WARMTH IN COLD, TRYING TIMESPETER MARKSFEBRUARY 1, 2021WASHINGTON POST
The more piquant your vinegar, the more oil you’ll need to counter it, but go by what tastes good to you.
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Her movements were free, her figure dainty and her repartee, below her mask, more than usually piquant.
THE JOYOUS ADVENTURES OF ARISTIDE PUJOLWILLIAM J. LOCKE
Their conversation is certainly tamer and less piquant than that of the American or the French ladies.
GLANCES AT EUROPEHORACE GREELEY
The book contains a mass of good material, with original characterization, and is written in a style piquant and clever.
THE JOYOUS ADVENTURES OF ARISTIDE PUJOLWILLIAM J. LOCKE
Nothing can be more suave, piquant, and picturesque than the wild and primitive melodies of the songs of Scotland.
FRIEND MAC DONALDMAX O'RELL
Madame Colleville was a Parisian, piquant, winning and pretty, as well as clever and ethereal.
REPERTORY OF THE COMEDIE HUMAINE, COMPLETE, A -- ZANATOLE CERFBERR AND JULES FRANOIS CHRISTOPHE
She was slim and dark, with a piquant face and fascinating hazel eyes that shot out mischievous lights.
THOSE DALE GIRLSFRANK WESTON CARRUTH
It has a rather ornamental front—looks piquant and seriously nobby.
OUR CHURCHES AND CHAPELSATTICUS
The first four pages of the book are perhaps as good a specimen as it affords of the author's piquant and animated style.
BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, VOLUME 67, NUMBER 414, APRIL, 1850VARIOUS
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WORDS RELATED TO PIQUANT

  • acerbic
  • acidulous
  • biting
  • piquant
  • pungent
  • sharp
  • tart
  • vinegarish
  • vinegary
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