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pungent
used in Great Expectations

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Definition
strong smelling or tasting

or much more rarely: anything sharp, painful, or penetrating — physically or emotionally
  • The sensation was like being touched in the marrow with some pungent and searching acid, it set my very teeth on edge.
    Chapter 28 (54% in)
pungent = sharp and painful
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