Adjective(1) having an agreeably pungent taste(2) engagingly stimulating or provocative(3) attracting or delighting
(1) Building on Comden and Green's piquant words, Bernstein has given us an immortal score, making all others on today's Broadway calling themselves musicals look like the pygmies they are.(2) The spinach soup had a deep, dark colour, and was flavoured with the strong, piquant , earthy spices of Kerala.(3) Because self-improvement tastes best with a piquant little sprinkle of something self-defeating on top.(4) The fresh pesto sauce added a lovely piquant flavour.(5) It had a piquant flavour all its own and really made the dish.(6) This experience was on display in a lithe, nicely proportioned performance of the Overture to Rossini's L' Italiana in Algeri (with a piquant oboe solo by Melanie Feld).(7) All in all, this is a good middle of the road recording whose flavoring is more sweet than piquant , and whose intention is more to please than to inspire.(8) And when the boy playing Raoul began to romance me - or, at least, my character - I focussed on his piquant , if somewhat annoying, courting and pushed the problem out of my mind.(9) The Dance of the Sugar Plum Fairy was given a piquant performance, proving itself a wonderful display piece for a grand pipe organ.(10) Assorted breads, piquant sauces and fine African wines accompany it.(11) The duck was lovely and the pork, apricot and Stilton stuffing gave a piquant twist to the flavour.(12) These cookies may look down-home, but with a kick of pungent molasses and piquant ginger, they're really very sophisticated.(13) "The toast was overdone, but the chicken had a piquant flavour, " he said.(14) Not only is the flavouring piquant but the structure of the movements and the material in development sturdy and, for us, rewarding to absorb.(15) Les Noces is one of the Ballets Russes├ö├ç├û most piquant works.(16) The salmon came with finely chopped egg and a sharp piquant sauce with horseradish base and was simply excellent.
1. spicy ::
2. intriguing ::
3. salty ::
4. engaging ::
5. zesty ::
1. insipid ::
Different Formspiquant, piquantly
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