Pungency

(Roget's Thesaurus)
<- N
PARAG:Pungency->N
GRP: \\ N \\ 1
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ pungency
pungency
piquancy
poignancy haut-gout
strong taste
twang
race
GRP: \\ N \\ 2
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ sharpness
sharpness
&c.->Adj.
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ acrimony
acrimony
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ roughness
roughness
&c.(sour) 392
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ unsavoriness
unsavoriness
&c. 395
GRP: \\ N \\ 3
Sgm: \\ N \\ 3 \\ niter
niter
saltpeter
Sgm: \\ N \\ 3 \\ mustard
mustard
cayenne
caviare
Sgm: \\ N \\ 3 \\ seasoning
seasoning
&c.(condiment) 393
Sgm: \\ N \\ 3 \\ niter
niter
saltpeter
brine
Sgm: \\ N \\ 3 \\ carbonate of ammonia
carbonate of ammonia
Sgm: \\ N \\ 3 \\ sal ammoniac
sal ammoniac
sal volatile
smelling salts
Sgm: \\ N \\ 3 \\ hartshorn
hartshorn
GRP: \\ N \\ 4
Sgm: \\ N \\ 4 \\ dram
dram
cordial
nip
GRP: \\ N \\ 5
Sgm: \\ N \\ 5 \\ nicotine
nicotine
tobacco
snuff
quid
Sgm: \\ N \\ 5 \\ segar
segar
Sgm: \\ N \\ 5 \\ cigar
cigar
cigarette
Sgm: \\ N \\ 5 \\ weed
weed
Sgm: \\ N \\ 5 \\ fragrant weed
fragrant weed
Indian weed
Sgm: \\ N \\ 5 \\ Cavendish
Cavendish
fid
negro head
old soldier
rappee
stogy
PARAG:Pungency->V
GRP: \\ V \\ 1
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ be pungent
be pungent
&c.->Adj.
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ bite the tongue
bite the tongue
GRP: \\ V \\ 2
Sgm: \\ V \\ 2 \\ render-pungent
render-pungent
&c.->Adj.
Sgm: \\ V \\ 2 \\ season
season
spice
salt
pepper
pickle
brine
devil
GRP: \\ V \\ 3
Sgm: \\ V \\ 3 \\ smoke
smoke
chew
take snuff
PARAG:Pungency->Adj
GRP: \\ Adj \\ 1
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ pungent
pungent
strong
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ high-
high-
full-flavored
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ high-tasted
high-tasted
high-seasoned
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ gamy
gamy
sharp
stinging
rough
piquant
racy
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ biting
biting
mordant
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ spicy
spicy
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ seasoned
seasoned
&c.->V.
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ hot
hot
hot as pepper
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ peppery
peppery
vellicating
escharotic
meracious|
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ acrid
acrid
acrimonious
bitter
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ rough
rough
&c.(sour) 397
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ unsavory
unsavory
&c. 395
GRP: \\ Adj \\ 2
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 2 \\ salt
salt
saline
brackish
briny
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 2 \\ salty as brine
salty as brine
salty as a herring
salty as Lot's wife

English dictionary for students. 2013.

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  • pungency — noun 1. wit having a sharp and caustic quality he commented with typical pungency the bite of satire • Syn: ↑bite • Derivationally related forms: ↑pungent • Hypernyms: ↑wit, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • pungency — (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) Caustic nature Nouns 1. pungency, piquancy, poignancy, tang, raciness, haut goût, strong taste; sharpness, keenness, acrimony, acritude, acridity, astringency, acerbity, sourness, gaminess; tartness,… …   English dictionary for students

  • pungency — pungent ► ADJECTIVE 1) having a sharply strong taste or smell. 2) (of remarks or humour) sharp and caustic. DERIVATIVES pungency noun pungently adverb. ORIGIN from Latin pungere to prick …   English terms dictionary

  • pungency — noun Date: 1649 the quality or state of being pungent …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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  • pungency — noun /ˈpʌndʒənsi/ a) The state of being pungent. b) A foul odor. See Also: pungent, pungently …   Wiktionary

  • pungency — pun·gen·cy pən jən sē n, pl cies the quality or state of being pungent …   Medical dictionary

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