Word of the Day: Piquant

Today’s word of the day is piquant. Never heard it? The word piquant is an adjective with two meanings.

The first meaning is having a pleasantly sharp or spicy taste.

The second meaning is stimulating to the mind.

Use it in a sentence!

The piquant sauce complimented the chicken wings served.

The piquant article fascinated her.

But where did it come from?

The word piquant is of French origin. It originates from a French word meaning stinging or pricking.

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