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pungent

pungent - Dictionary definition and meaning for word pungent

Definition
(adj) strong and sharp
Synonyms : acrid
Example Sentence
  • the pungent taste of radishes
  • the acrid smell of burning rubber

Definition
(adj) capable of wounding
Synonyms : barbed , biting , mordacious , nipping
Example Sentence
  • a barbed compliment
  • a biting aphorism
  • pungent satire

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for pungent

remember pug dog of vodafone. It's very stingy.
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by cp.jethani

pun + (negli)gent : As you know punning means playing with words. So if we pun negligently on others it may hurt/wound them.
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by Nagakishore

pun-punch+agent ,punch a agent he is strong and sharp
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by sunithreddy

Pungent: pun-gent: (pun) rhymes with (non) and (gent) rhymes with gentle. It means not gentle or sharp/strong: pungent criticism; pungent cheese.
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by shour

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