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piquant
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The Brothers Karamazov
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  • What gave the marriage piquancy was that it was preceded by an elopement, and this greatly captivated Adelaida Ivanovna’s fancy.
  • These paragraphs, it was said, were so interesting and piquant that they were soon taken.
  • I made it up to add piquancy.
  • But Fyodor Pavlovitch, who was among them, sprang forward and declared that it was by no means impossible, and that, indeed, there was a certain piquancy about it, and so onů.

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

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