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 pungent pungent /ˈpʌndʒənt/


  1. Capable of wounding  ( mordacious , nipping , pungent , barbed , biting )
    capable of wounding
     A barbed compliment
    a barbed compliment
     A biting aphorism
    a biting aphorism
     Pungent satire
    pungent satire
  2. Strong and sharp  ( acrid , pungent )
    strong and sharp
     The pungent taste of radishes
    the pungent taste of radishes
     The acrid smell of burning rubber
    the acrid smell of burning rubber