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use "piquant" in a sentence

"There was something about her expression that was very piquant," he said.

The influence and power of the Jesuits bringing the fear of the Old World to the New is interwoven and brings a piquant suspense to the proceedings.

"If a man is afraid, he can grab hold of a
in Christ the Lord, Durad, pious and autocratic lord of the lands of Zeta and the coast." pious exhortations from jurists to free men to address their slaves by such euphemistic terms as "my boy" and "my girl" stemmed from the belief that God, not their masters, was responsible for the slave's status.

In 1759 John Watson left funds which were to be applied to the pious and charitable purpose of preventing child murder by the establishment of a hospital for receiving pregnant women and taking care of their children as foundlings.

Gallienus took pains to make sure that he was regularly represented as victorious, merciful, and pious.

The normal range of Anglican belief ranges from Objective Reality to pious Silence, depending on the individual Anglican's theology.

I'm very proud of being a vegan not in a pious or self-righteous sense but because in a very real way I'm part of the most far-reaching revolution for change in human evolution.

A pious man lends her his clothes and, in male dress, she presents herself to the king of the country who receives her cordially and has a house built for her.

It loses the fight above as Alexandra kills pious.

The poetic work of the childlike, pious religious took at first the epic form; there appeared two Biblical poems and six legends.

For the pious emperor was afraid that he would be refused to live in his homeland, he gave him a county in Frisia, called Rüstringen, where he and his company could recover if necessary." 140 more results not shown.

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