Thursday, September 19, 2013

Piquant

Piquant [ PEE-kuh’ nt, -kahnt, pee-KAHNT ]
 adjective ]
 MEANING :
 1. spicy or pleasantly pungent
2. interesting, intriguing, charming or appealing
3. engagingly provocative or lively
4. (archaic) stinging or hurting to feelings
 USAGE EXAMPLE 1 :
 The piquant taste of the cuisine adds to its appeal.
 USAGE EXAMPLE 2 :
 This piquant tomatillo and jicama salad is low in fat and calories, and a refreshing change from the monotony of mixed greens.