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piquant

adjective (SPICY)    /ˈpiː.kənt/
having a pleasant sharp or spicy taste: a piquant mixture of spicesSpicy piquancy     /-kən.si/ noun [U] formal piquantly     /-li/ adverb formal
(Definition of piquant adjective (SPICY) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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