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The War of the Worlds
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pungent
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The War of the Worlds
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  • And the touch of that vapour, the inhaling of its pungent wisps, was death to all that breathes.
  • It was like riding into the smoke of a fire to approach the meeting point of the lane and road; the crowd roared like a fire, and the dust was hot and pungent.

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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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