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Sample sentences for the GRE study word piquant

piquant can be used as a adj

1.Besides, the eccentricity of the proceeding was piquant I felt interested to see how he would go on. - from Jane Eyre by Charlotte Bronte
2.Besides, here is a piquant FRICANDEAU and a fillet of beef.. - from The Three Musketeers by Alexandre Dumas, Pere
3.Fresh scandals have eclipsed it, and their more piquant details have drawn the gossips away from this four-year-old drama. - from The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes by Arthur Conan Doyle
4.On the contrary, it seemed rather a piquant thing to us to chevy him about the playground and hit him over the shins with a wicket. - from Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
5.Had that piquant gipsy face been at the bottom of the crime, or was it the baser mainspring of money Probably a judicious mixture of both. - from The Mysterious Affair at Styles by Agatha Christie
6.--Let him she said with a pert toss of her head and a piquant tilt of her nose. - from Ulysses by James Joyce
7.Of her daughters, the eldest, Amy, was rather little naive, and child-like in face and manner, and piquant in form her white muslin dress and blue sash became her well. - from Jane Eyre by Charlotte Bronte
8.But this is not always so, some extreme fashions giving opportunities of very piquant and interesting portrait designs. - from The Practice and Science Of Drawing by Harold Speed

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