toggle menu
menu
vocabulary
1000+ books
Go to Book

pungent
used in The Bourne Supremacy

2 uses
(click/touch triangles for details)
Definition
strong smelling or tasting

or much more rarely: anything sharp, painful, or penetrating — physically or emotionally
  • The air was humid and foul and the curling smoke that spiralled around the shaded lights above the tables sweet and full and pungent.
    Chapter 15 (31% in)
  • Men and women of all ages, from children to ancients, were dressed in rags, and pungent, heavy smoke curled slowly upward, filling the space between the decaying buildings, diffusing the light, heightening the gloom of the dark stone walls blackened by use and misuse.
    Chapter 8 (45% in)

There are no more uses of "pungent" in The Bourne Supremacy.

Typical Usage  (best examples)
Dictionary / pronunciation — Google®Dictionary list — Onelook.com®