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Piquant Definition in Context from 601 Words

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/ˈpiː.kənt/ (adj)

Piquant definition

  1. (of food) spicy and having a sharp taste or flavor, salty, hot, tart
  2. exciting and interesting, provocative, stimulating
  3. too critical and biting, caustic, harsh, brusque, acidulous


When it comes to Indian food, aroma, flavor and spice come without asking! In fact, Indian curries are incomplete without the use of spices. Along with flavors, spices are also beneficial for digestion and have anti-inflammatory properties. Many dishes take the current level of spice to a whole new mouth-flaming level that doesn’t stop us from savoring these tasteful and piquant dishes. Today we bring to you 15 spiciest Indian food belonging to different states across India.

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Parts of speech

Noun: piquancy

Noun: piquantness

Adverb: piquantly

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