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piquant
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Jane Eyre
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  • Besides, the eccentricity of the proceeding was piquant: I felt interested to see how he would go on.
  • Of her daughters, the eldest, Amy, was rather little: naive, and child-like in face and manner, and piquant in form; her white muslin dress and blue sash became her well.
  • Is she piquant?
  • Still some novelty was necessary, to give to their return the piquancy with which I wished it to be invested.
  • Besides, there is that peculiar voice of hers, so animating and piquant, as well as soft: it cheers my withered heart; it puts life into it.
  • I was an intellectual epicure, and wished to prolong the gratification of making this novel and piquant acquaintance: besides, I was for a while troubled with a haunting fear that if I handled the flower freely its bloom would fade — the sweet charm of freshness would leave it.

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  • It is a hard cheese with piquant taste and rich flavor.
  • She has a piquant wit.

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