GRE Word List

PUNGENT

stinging; acrid; sharp in taste or smell; (of speech or writing) caustic; N. pungency

The meaning of the word pungent is stinging; acrid; sharp in taste or smell; (of speech or writing) caustic; N. pungency.

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