Vocabulary: picuant – appealingly attractive

Title: Last Call
Author: Daniel Okrent
Sentence: But what gave the Ohio system its special piquancy was a provision in the statute granting each liquor court jurisdiction not just within its own village limits, but anywhere in its country.
Page: 256

Word: piquant
  • Pleasantly pungent or tart in taste; spicy.
  • Appealingly provocative: a piquant wit.
  • Charming, interesting, or attractive: a piquant face.
   Source: The Free Dictionary

I may be provocative but I have never been called piquant

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