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1. pungent

adjective. ['ˈpʌndʒənt'] strong and sharp.

Synonyms

  • tasty

Antonyms

  • respectful
  • uncritical

Etymology

  • pungens (Latin)

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Rhymes with Pungent

  • abandonment
  • abatement
  • aberrant
  • abhorrent
  • abortifacient
  • abridgement
  • absent
  • absorbent
  • abstinent
  • abundant
  • accelerant
  • accident
  • accompaniment
  • accompaniment
  • accomplishment
  • accountant
  • accouterment
  • accoutrement
  • achievement
  • acknowledgement

How do you pronounce pungent?

Pronounce pungent as ˈpənʤənt.

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Sentences with pungent


1. Adjective
Pooches often adore pungent things, sometimes even to the point that they excitedly rub their bodies into them.

2. Noun, singular or mass
Once you've smelled mothballs, you never forget that distinctly pungent, repulsive odor.

Quotes about pungent


1. Light is meaningful only in relation to darkness, and truth presupposes error. It is these mingled opposites which people our life, which make it pungent, intoxicating. We only exist in terms of this conflict, in the zone where black and white clash.
- Louis Aragon

2. pungent

adjective. ['ˈpʌndʒənt'] capable of wounding.

Synonyms

  • barbed
  • nipping
  • biting
  • sarcastic

Antonyms

  • safe
  • unarmed
  • hot
  • painless

Etymology

  • pungens (Latin)
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