Definition of Pungence

1. n. Pungency.



Definition of Pungence

1. Adjective. The quality of odor/odour that stings the nose, said especially of acidic or spicy substances. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Pungence

1. pungency [n -S] - See also: pungency

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Pungence

punditic
punditocracy
punditocratic
punditries
punditry
pundits
pundle
pundles
pundonor
punese
puneses
pung
punga
pungapung
pungas
pungence (current term)
pungences
pungencies
pungency
pungent
pungently
pungies
pungle
pungled
pungles
pungling
pungs
pungwe
pungwes
pungy

Literary usage of Pungence

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1. Modern American Poetry by Louis Untermeyer (1921)
"In your eyes Smoulder the fallen roses of outlived minutes, And the perfume of your soul Is vague and suffusing, With the pungence of sealed spice-jars. ..."

2. Poetry by Modern Poetry Association (1914)
"In your eyes Smoulder the fallen roses of outlived minutes, And the perfume of your soul Is vague and suffusing, With the pungence of sealed spice jars. ..."

3. Modern American Poetry by Louis Untermeyer (1921)
"... your soul Is vague and suffusing, With the pungence of sealed spice-jars. Your half-tones delight me, And I grow mad with gazing At your blent colors. ..."

4. The New Poetry: An Anthology by Harriet Monroe, Alice Corbin Henderson (1917)
"In your eyes Smoulder the fallen roses of outlived minutes, And the perfume of your soul Is vague and suffusing, With the pungence of ..."

5. The New Poetry: An Anthology by Harriet Monroe, Alice Corbin Henderson (1917)
"In your eyes Smoulder the fallen roses of outlived minutes, And the perfume of your soul Is vague and suffusing, With the pungence of sealed spice jars. ..."

6. Punch by Mark Lemon, Henry Mayhew, Tom Taylor, Shirley Brooks, Francis Cowley Burnand, Owen Seaman (1874)
"The wine that briskly bubbles, The laughter of the young, The music of a ballad The wit that freely flows, The pungence of a salad, By red lips gaily sung. ..."

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