Thesaurus / pungency
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Many common species of ants release pungent smells when they are in danger, squished, or otherwise dead, according to Clint Penick, an assistant professor at Kennesaw State University and ant researcher.
Clearly, some pungency is necessary, and confidence suggests rather Cacio which would survive anything, the monster said.
THE COMPLETE BOOK OF CHEESEROBERT CARLTON BROWN
Earth-beef tasted too strong; Venus seaweed stew had a pungency that he didn't like.
RUNAWAYWILLIAM MORRISON
The strongest would not make him sneeze, or wring from the sensibility of his eyes the smallest tribute to its pungency.
He spoke with invariable urbanity and facility, not infrequently with pungency, but always with proper restraint.
When will the fallacy be destroyed which gauges the strength of a disinfectant by the pungency of its odour?
Some of the sharp old church-members began to complain that his exhortations were losing their pungency.
THE GUARDIAN ANGELOLIVER WENDELL HOLMES, SR.
His speeches on the war are more marked for pungency of satire and bitterness of invective against England than for moral wisdom.
At the same instant came an elusive whiff of pungency on the chill.
THE HOUSE IN THE WATERCHARLES G. D. ROBERTS
In them there is nothing but heated argument, propounded with much subtlety of logic and pungency of wit.

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