Definition of Pungencies

1. Noun. (plural of pungency) ¹



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Definition of Pungencies

1. pungency [n] - See also: pungency

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Pungencies

punditocratic
punditries
punditry
pundits
pundle
pundles
pundonor
punese
puneses
pung
punga
pungapung
pungas
pungence
pungences
pungencies (current term)
pungency
pungent
pungently
pungies
pungle
pungled
pungles
pungling
pungs
pungwe
pungwes
pungy
punicic
punicic acid

Literary usage of Pungencies

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1. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1918)
"... 'Pulpit pungencies' and 'Royal Truths' (1866); 'Morning and Evening Devotional Exercises' (1870); and 'Comforting Truths' (1884). For some years, also, ..."

2. Publishers Weekly by Publishers' Board of Trade (U.S.), Book Trade Association of Philadelphia, American Book Trade Union, Am. Book Trade Association, R.R. Bowker Company (1891)
"Tupper's Complete Poet. Works. Buckle, Hist, of Civilization. Beecher's Pulpit pungencies. Newton, King's Highway. " Safe Compass. ..."

3. The Contemporary Review (1870)
"... and becomes the phonetic sign of the sound G the unmitigated distress which believers feel from the pungencies or condescensions of the negative side. ..."

4. The New England Historical and Genealogical Register (1860)
"... to the lover of literature who seeks accurate knowledge of books and their authors, who would have the curiosities and pungencies of criticism, ..."

5. Punch by Mark Lemon, Henry Mayhew, Tom Taylor, Shirley Brooks, Francis Cowley Burnand, Owen Seaman (1879)
"It is de reale on each side to maintain a fine show of indifference to the prick of their adversary's pungencies. ..."

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