Definition of Pungently

1. Adverb. With pungency; in a pungent manner. "He wrote pungently about his contemporaries"

Partainyms: Pungent



2. Adverb. With a pungent taste or smell. "The soup was pungently flavored"
Partainyms: Pungent

Definition of Pungently

1. adv. In a pungent manner; sharply.

Definition of Pungently

1. Adverb. In a pungent manner. ¹

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Definition of Pungently

1. [adv]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Pungently

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

Literary usage of Pungently

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1. The Other Side of the "story,": Being Some Reviews of Mr. J. C. Dent's First by John King (1886)
"They contain important facts which have never before appeared in print, and are, as a whole, pointedly and pungently written. The last critique is now ..."

2. Manual of the Flora of Jackson County, Missouri by Kenneth Kent Mackenzie, Benjamin Franklin Bush (1902)
"Glabrous perennial, l°-6° high : leaves long-linear, parallel-veined, bristly margined : flowers white : heads 8"-9" broad, the bracts pungently pointed. ..."

3. Notes on Pharmacognosy by Otto Augustus Wall (1902)
"... disc-florets yellow, tabular, perfect; pappus consisting of two or three awns of the length of the disc-florets; odor, balsamic; taste pungently ..."

4. New Manual of Botany of the Central Rocky Mountains (vascular Plants) by John Merle Coulter (1909)
"... narrowly to broadly linear, pungently acute, 4-8 cm. long, often overtopping the heads: involucre tomentose, about 1 cm. high; the bracts oblong-ovate, ..."

5. Handbook of Pharmacognosy by Otto Augustus Wall (1917)
"Quills or broken pieces, externally whitish or pale reddish with white scars, internally whitish; odor cinnamon- like and taste pungently bitterish Canella. ..."

6. Notes on Pharmacognosy by Otto Augustus Wall (1902)
"Quills or broken pieces, externally whitish or pale-reddish with white scars, internally whitish; odor cinnamon-like and taste pungently bitterish ..."

7. An Illustrated Flora of the Northern United States: Canada and the British by Nathaniel Lord Britton, Addison Brown (1896)
"A low diffusely branched grass, with flat pungently pointed leaves crowded at the nodes and the ends of the branches. Spikelets in clusters of 3-6, ..."

8. Synoptical Flora of North America by Asa Gray (1897)
"... pungently low-toothed, from minutely gray-velvety on both sides becoming nearly glabrous, 6 to 12 lines long, the upper surface frequently concave; ..."

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