pungent


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affecting the organs of taste or smell with a strong and often harsh sensation

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strong and sharp

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capable of wounding

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THE LOVE OF A GOOD WOMAN, THE LOYALTY OF A GOOD FRIEND, AND THE PUNGENT AROMA OF A GOOD HORSE
But it is the untraditional timber skin, a cross between rainscreen and mashrabiya, with its rough, pungent appeal to eye, hand and even smell, that elevates the project beyond the ordinary.
Everything about it is designed to shock, from the brilliant light falling on the huddled prisoners, the pitiful way they cover their faces or wring their hands, and the pungent smears of blood on the ground, to the nearness of the executioners' muzzles to their victims.
The Diaper Cream is both hypoallergenic and free of pungent medicinal smells.
The team was enjoying a weekend of rest at the Pungent Pines Resort after being on a heavy skate regiment for their upcoming third bid on Thrasher's King of the Road later this summer.
Andrea Kampic's quirky, unique sense of humor shines through each brief, pungent tale.
We can expect to see more smoky, strong flavors, pungent flavors and cool/fiery combinations and sweet tones mixed with spicy, tart and salty," says Don Montuori, publisher.
Instead, the pungent clean scent of red cedar permeates the building that houses planers and stacks of neatly trimmed and planed lumber.
Charles de Lint likened the first volume to old Irish whiskey; this one is no different, strong and pungent.
University of Wisconsin-Madison researcher Michael Havey and his colleagues in Argentina and Turkey are interested in developing a sweet, less pungent onion that does a body good.
The court held that denial of the inmate's request for a diet consistent with his Buddhist beliefs did not violate the inmate's Free Exercise rights because the inmates requested a diet free of pungent vegetables, which would have required special preparation of single servings and the special ordering of whole grain bread and soy milk, which would have been costly and burdensome.
Beds of Convolvolus tricolor are useful for attracting pollinators and predators, while pungent herbs such as garlic and chives and stinging nettles are thought to improve the keeping quality of fruit growing near them.
Invariably (despite the statistical odds) they are left-handed, and keep a steady flow of pungent "tonkotsu" tinged air coming my way with a frantically fanning fan in that sweaty left hand.
Pungent excerpts from Balanchine classics were danced by members of New York City Ballet (Who Cares?
Urine-Off removes the nonsoluble salt crystals contained in uric acid that produce urine's pungent smell.