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used in A Great and Terrible Beauty

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strong smelling or tasting

or much more rarely: anything sharp, painful, or penetrating — physically or emotionally
  • Tears sting at my eyes from the pungency, but at least I'm breathing again.
    Chapter 13 (16% in)
  • Underneath the memories is something pungent, like meat rotting in the sun.
    Chapter 36 (29% in)

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