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piquant
used in The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes

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Definition
having an agreeably pungent or spicy taste

or:

engagingly stimulating or provocative
  • Fresh scandals have eclipsed it, and their more piquant details have drawn the gossips away from this four-year-old drama.
    Adventure X — The Adventure of the Noble Bachelor (1% in)

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