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pungent
used in Oryx and Crake

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Definition
sharp and penetrating — especially of taste and smell
  • He stands under it with his mouth open, gulping water full of grit and twigs and other things he doesn't want to think about the water must have found a channel through derelict houses and pungent cellars and clotted up ditches and who knows what else.
    p. 45.3

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