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Green cabbage sweetens as it cooks, while red tends to be more pungent.
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.
The weather was magnificent; it presented the best features of summer combined with the salutary pungency of autumn.
THE REGENTE. ARNOLD BENNETT
No homely pungency of wood-smoke breathed welcome on the bitter air.
THE BACKWOODSMENCHARLES G. D. ROBERTS
Cayenne pepper is sometimes added to adulterated pepper to give it the normal pungency.
He can say daring things in a daring manner, and give the pungency of epigram to his political paradoxes.
A choking, composite odor—I detected the sick pungency of chloroform—emerged from it.
THE BOOK OF SUSANLEE WILSON DODD
There is a liveliness and pungency to this water which makes it a pleasant beverage.
It was flopping its lance-leaves against the panes; puffs of the breeze brought in a suggestion of its pungency.
The fruit is of comparatively good quality but the skin possesses some of the pungency of Candicans.

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pandiculationnoun | [pan-dik-yuh-ley-shuhn ]SEE DEFINITION
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