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noun as in sharpness

noun as in vigor

noun as in indecency

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Example Sentences

I have not striven to express myself with the exactitude, the raciness, and the elegances of our language.

Raciness, strength, vividness, and felicity of expression characterize the author's style.

On wide uplands of chalk the air has a raciness, the sunlight a purity and a sparkle, not to be found in lowlands.

His own demeanor was a tree that would not bear grafting, and the fruit lost all its raciness by the admixture.

Among the few survivals of the old untamed world there are left us two that retain all the raciness of their ancestral wildness.


On this page you'll find 17 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to raciness, such as: bitterness, piquancy, pungency, sprightliness, and tang.

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