piquant odor

piquant odor
пикантный запах

English-Russian perfumery & beauty care dictionary. 2014.

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  • pungent — adjective Etymology: Latin pungent , pungens, present participle of pungere to prick, sting; akin to Latin pugnus fist, pugnare to fight, Greek pygmē fist Date: 1597 1. sharply painful 2. having a stiff and sharp point < pungent leaves > 3. a.… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • pungent — pungent, piquant, poignant, racy, spicy, snappy are comparable when they mean characterized by sharpness, zest, and a piercing or gripping quality. Pungent applies especially to a sharp, piercing, stinging, biting, or penetrating quality,… …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • strong — strongish, adj. strongly, adv. strongness, n. /strawng, strong/, adj., stronger /strawng geuhr, strong /, strongest /strawng gist, strong /, adv. adj. 1. having, showing, or able to exert great bodily or muscular power; physically vigorous or… …   Universalium

  • pungency — (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) Caustic nature Nouns 1. pungency, piquancy, poignancy, tang, raciness, haut goût, strong taste; sharpness, keenness, acrimony, acritude, acridity, astringency, acerbity, sourness, gaminess; tartness,… …   English dictionary for students

  • palatable — palatable, appetizing, savory, sapid, tasty, toothsome, flavorsome, relishing mean agreeable or pleasant to the taste. Palatable is not emphatic in its implication of pleasantness; therefore it seldom suggests deliciousness and often, on the… …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • Taste — (or, more formally, gustation) is a form of direct chemoreception and is one of the traditional five senses. It refers to the ability to detect the flavor of substances such as food and poisons. In humans and many other vertebrate animals the… …   Wikipedia

  • cinnamyl acetate — /si nam euhl/, Chem. a colorless liquid, C11H12O2, having a piquant, flowerlike odor: used as a fixative in the manufacture of perfumes. [CINNAM(IC ACID) + YL] * * * …   Universalium

  • spice — spiceable, adj. spiceless, adj. spicelike, adj. /spuys/, n., v., spiced, spicing. n. 1. any of a class of pungent or aromatic substances of vegetable origin, as pepper, cinnamon, or cloves, used as seasoning, preservatives, etc. 2. such… …   Universalium

  • spice — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) v. t. season, flavor; make piquant. See excitement, taste, odor, pungency. II (Roget s IV) n. Syn. seasoning, savor, relish; see flavoring . Spices include: white pepper, black pepper, red pepper,… …   English dictionary for students

  • strong — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) adj. powerful (see strength); strong smelling, pungent, piquant, etc. (see odor); intense, concentrated, brilliant, bright, vivid, dazzling, etc.; alcoholic, spirituous, hard, bodied, heady, proof (see… …   English dictionary for students

  • pungent — pun·gent || pÊŒdÊ’É™nt adj. spicy, piquant, sharp (of flavor, odor, etc.); biting, caustic, sarcastic; clever, witty …   English contemporary dictionary


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