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The Count of Monte Cristo
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piquant
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The Count of Monte Cristo
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  • Then they began to pass around the dusky, piquant, Arlesian sausages, and lobsters in their dazzling red cuirasses, prawns of large size and brilliant color, the echinus with its prickly outside and dainty morsel within, the clovis, esteemed by the epicures of the South as more than rivalling the exquisite flavor of the oyster,—all the delicacies, in fact, that are cast up by the wash of waters on the sandy beach, and styled by the grateful fishermen "fruits of the sea."

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

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