pungent Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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"pungent" in British English

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pungentadjective

uk   us   /ˈpʌn.dʒənt/
A pungent ​smell or ​taste is very ​strong, sometimes ​unpleasantlystrong: the pungent ​whiff of a ​goat I ​sat down to a ​cup of ​wonderfully pungent ​Turkishcoffee. literary Pungent ​speech or writing is very ​stronglyfelt: pungent ​criticism/​commentary
pungency
noun [U] uk   us   /-dʒən.si/
The ​cheesesvary in pungency.
pungently
adverb uk   us   /-li/
(Definition of pungent from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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pungentadjective

 us   /ˈpʌn·dʒənt/
(of a ​smell or ​taste) very ​strong, sometimes in an ​unpleasant way: pungent ​odors
(Definition of pungent from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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