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A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man
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pungent
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A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man
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  • At the same moment he thought he saw a likeness between his father’s mind and that of this smiling well-dressed priest: and he was aware of some desecration of the priest’s office or of the vestry itself whose silence was now routed by loud talk and joking and its air pungent with the smells of the gas-jets and the grease.

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  • Today there’s something else, though: the smell of smoke and something earthier, more pungent.
    Lauren Oliver  --  Before I Fall
  • He showed up at the bar nearly every day with a pungent Hardee’s bag, complaining about his budget until he was offered a first drink on the house.
    Gillian Flynn  --  Gone Girl

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