III. WORDS RELATING TO MATTER

III. ORGANIC MATTER

2. Sensation; special sensation; taste

Pungency.

[Nouns] pungency, piquancy, poignancy, haut-gout, strong taste, twang, race.

sharpness; acrimony; roughness (sour) [more]; unsavoriness [more].

mustard, cayenne, caviare, horseradish; seasoning (condiment) [more]; niter, salpeter, brine; carbonate of ammonia; sal ammoniac, sal volatile, smelling salts; hartshorn.

dram, cordial, nip.

nicotine, tobacco, snuff, quid; segar; cigar, cigarette; weed; fragrant weed, Indian weed; Cavendish, fid, old soldier, rappee, stogy.

[Verbs] be pungent; bite the tongue.

render pungent; season, spice, salt, pepper, pickle, brine, devil. smoke, chew, take snuff.

[Adjectives] pungent, strong; high-flavored, full-flavored; high-tasted, high-seasoned; gamy, sharp, stinging, rough, piquant, racy; biting, mordant; spicy; seasoned; hot, hot as pepper; peppery, vellicating, escharotic, meracious; acrid, acrimonious, bitter; rough (sour) [more]; unsavory [more].

salt, saline, brackish, briny; salty as brine, salty as a herring, salty as Lot's wife.

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