Word:

Pungent

Pun´gent
a.1.Causing a sharp sensation, as of the taste, smell, or feelings; pricking; biting; acrid; as, a pungent spice.
Pungent radish biting infant's tongue.
- Shenstone.
The pungent grains of titillating dust.
- Pope.
2.Sharply painful; penetrating; poignant; severe; caustic; stinging.
With pungent pains on every side.
- Swift.
His pungent pen played its part in rousing the nation.
- J. R. Green.
3.(Bot.) Prickly-pointed; hard and sharp.
Adj.1.pungent - sharp biting or acrid especially in taste or smell; "tasting the pungent wood sorrel"; "pungent curry"; "a pungent smell of burning sulfur"
Antonyms:
bland - lacking either stimulating or irritating characteristics; "a bland pudding"; "a bland diet for her irritated stomach"
2.pungent - capable of wounding; "a barbed compliment"; "a biting aphorism"; "pungent satire"
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