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    pungent - Dictionary definition and meaning for word pungent

    Definition
    (adj) strong and sharp
    Synonyms : acrid
    Example Sentence
    • the pungent taste of radishes
    • the acrid smell of burning rubber
    Definition
    (adj) capable of wounding
    Synonyms : barbed , biting , mordacious , nipping
    Example Sentence
    • a barbed compliment
    • a biting aphorism
    • pungent satire
   Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for pungent

remember pug dog of vodafone. It's very stingy.

pun + (negli)gent : As you know punning means playing with words. So if we pun negligently on others it may hurt/wound them.

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pun-punch+agent ,punch a agent he is strong and sharp

Pungent: pun-gent: (pun) rhymes with (non) and (gent) rhymes with gentle. It means not gentle or sharp/strong: pungent criticism; pungent cheese.

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