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poignant
used in The Fellowship of the Ring

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Definition profoundly touching the emotions —  especially sadness or pity
  • ...they were fresh and poignant, as if he had at that moment first perceived them and made for them names new and wonderful.
    2.6 -- Book 2 Chapter 6 -- Lothlorien (91% in)
poignant = profoundly touched the emotions
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