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pungent
used in The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes

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Definition
strong smelling or tasting

or much more rarely: anything sharp, painful, or penetrating — physically or emotionally
  • A formidable array of bottles and test-tubes, with the pungent cleanly smell of hydrochloric acid, told me that he had spent his day in the chemical work which was so dear to him.
    Adventure III — A Case of Identity (70% in)

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