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Evoking a strong or stimulating mental sensation
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“The more herbs you use, the more pungent the sauce will be.”
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Characterized by the use of wit, especially to offend
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“The Duke of Norfolk, in the next row, offered pungent comments about one or two of them.”
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Having a sharply strong taste or smell
“The pungent smell of petrol at service stations will soon be a thing of the past under government plans to force retailers to cut cancer-causing fumes.”
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Having or giving off a bad or unpleasant odor
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Having the characteristics of an epigram
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Very pleasing to the palate or taste buds
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Having the smell, taste, and texture of game meat (which is typically slightly decomposed)
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(of a flavor or color) Rich or intense
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Like a fox
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Causing great public interest and excitement
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Characterized by extreme force, degree, or strength
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