piquant

All Adjective Noun
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  • I should like her better with her piquant ways if she were more like myself. Cited from Opening a Chestnut Burr, Edward Payson Roe
  • As it is, how piquant the contrast between woman inside and outside her office hours! Cited from Vanishing Roads and Other Essays, by Richard Le Gallienne
  • It made it still more piquant that the author of the work could not be discovered. Cited from True Story of My Life, by Hans Christian Andersen
  • To be in love would be a new and piquant experience for him. Cited from The PG Works Of Gilbert Parker, Complete
  • In her piquant way she declared that she was not going to love her husband, and succeeded. Cited from The Longest Journey, by E. M. Forster
  • The situation would thus become so much the more piquant. Cited from Tristram of Blent, by Anthony Hope
  • It is nothing more nor less than a novel, piquant little adventure. Cited from Captivating Mary Carstairs, Henry Sydnor Harrison
  • However, his name sounds piquant, so perhaps I had better see him. Cited from Bat Wing, by Sax Rohmer
  • This was no doubt a similar case, with some peculiar and piquant elements added. Cited from From Jest to Earnest, by E. P. Roe
  • A very piquant little head she has, with her long lashes and black eyes. Cited from Promenades of an Impressionist, by James Huneker
  • And he entered into some details and applications which at that time were piquant. Cited from Literary and Philosophical Essays, by Various
  • About everything she had some piquant, bright words to say. Cited from Coralie, by Charlotte M. Braeme
  • It was for me; and it was meant to be a piquant little secret between us two. Cited from The Motor Maid, by Alice Muriel Williamson and Charles Norris Williamson
  • The black eyebrows which made her face so piquant might have been destruction to another woman. Cited from Birds of Prey, by M.E. Braddon
  • Whereas he has left us the pleasure of a situation more piquant, after all, than I supposed. Cited from The Best Short Stories of 1917, ed. by Edward J. O'Brien
  • The sweet, piquant little face set in hard, determined lines. Cited from The White Moll, by Frank L. Packard
  • It must have offered so piquant a contrast with the middle-class surroundings of her early life. Cited from What I Remember, Volume 2, by Thomas Adolphus Trollope
  • We should look for original and piquant views of everything and everybody. Cited from Punchinello, Vol. II. No. 38, Saturday, December 17, 1870, by Various
  • She was piquant and pretty in appearance, but her features were drawn and her expression was sad. Cited from Private Peat, by Harold R. Peat
  • He was quite relieved when she turned round in her old piquant way and snubbed him. Cited from Winter Evening Tales, by Amelia Edith Huddleston Barr
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