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Meanings of Piquance:

noun

Piquancy.

Piquancies

ˈpiːk(ə)nsi

Meanings of Piquancies:

noun

A pleasantly sharp and appetizing flavour; spiciness.

Usage examples:

The tangy soy dip gave them a slightly asian piquancy

Piquancy

ˈpiː.kən.si

Meanings of Piquancy:

noun

A pleasantly sharp and appetizing flavour; spiciness.

Usage examples:

The tangy soy dip gave them a slightly asian piquancy

Meanings of Piquant:

adjective

Having a pleasantly sharp taste or appetizing flavour.

Usage examples:

A piquant tartare sauce

Meanings of Piquantly:

adverb

In an interesting and exciting way

Usage examples:

The story is piquantly described in his three-volume biography., the events of the next few days we…

Meanings of Piquantness:

noun

Piquancy.

Piqued

piːkt

Meanings of Piqued:

verb

Arouse (interest or curiosity).

Usage examples:

With his scientific curiosity piqued, he was looking forward to being able to analyse his find
noun

A feeling of irritation or resentment resulting from a slight, especially to one's pride.

Usage examples:

He left in a fit of pique
adjective

Slightly angry, especially because someone has damaged your feeling of being proud of yourself

Usage examples:

The scientists were piqued because science and hard work made their colleague wealthy., she felt pi…

Meanings of Piques:

verb

Arouse (interest or curiosity).

Usage examples:

With his scientific curiosity piqued, he was looking forward to being able to analyse his find
noun

(in piquet) the scoring of 30 points on declarations and play before one's opponent scores anything.

Usage examples:

Players must declare that they have a pique or repique, or else they do not receive any points for …

Meanings of Piquets:

noun

Variant spelling of picket (sense 2 of the noun).

Meanings of Piquette:

noun

Originally and chiefly in france: a type of sour alcoholic drink; especially (in later use) wine made from the second pressing of the marc.

Meanings of Piqueur:

noun

Especially in france and french-speaking countries: an attendant who directs the hounds during a hunt; a master of hounds.

Meanings of Piquia:

noun

A large tree of tropical south america, caryocar villosum (family caryocaraceae), grown commercially for timber and also valued locally for its oil-rich edible fruits and seeds (also "piquia tree"); the pale brown wood of this tree; the fruit of this tree. also (partly by confusion): any of several related trees, especially the pequi, c. brasiliense.

Piquing

piːk

Meanings of Piquing:

verb

Arouse (interest or curiosity).

Usage examples:

With his scientific curiosity piqued, he was looking forward to being able to analyse his find
noun

A feeling of irritation or resentment resulting from a slight, especially to one's pride.

Usage examples:

He left in a fit of pique

Meanings of Piqure:

noun

A hypodermic injection; a puncture made in the skin by such an injection.

Meanings of Pir:

noun

A muslim saint or holy man.

Usage examples:

Almost all cultures that have benevolent images of magic-workers - shamans, healers, pirs, saints -…
abbreviation

Passive infrared (denoting a type of sensor).

Piracies

ˈpʌɪrəsi

Meanings of Piracies:

noun

The practice of attacking and robbing ships at sea.

Usage examples:

Recent examples of somalian piracy includes raids on ships carrying supplies for the un world food …

Piracy

ˈpaɪ.rə.si

Meanings of Piracy:

noun

The practice of attacking and robbing ships at sea.

Usage examples:

Recent examples of somalian piracy includes raids on ships carrying supplies for the un world food …

Meanings of Piragua:

noun

Another term for pirogue.

Meanings of Pirandellian:

adjective

Of, resembling, or characteristic of pirandello or his plays, especially with reference to the relationship between illusion and reality.

Piranha

pɪˈrɑː.nə

Meanings of Piranha:

noun

A deep-bodied south american freshwater fish that typically lives in shoals and has very sharp teeth that are used to tear flesh from prey. it has a reputation as a fearsome predator.

Usage examples:

Two well-known fish with multiple rows of teeth are piranhas and sharks.

Piranhas

pɪˈrɑː.nə

Meanings of Piranhas:

noun

A deep-bodied south american freshwater fish that typically lives in shoals and has very sharp teeth that are used to tear flesh from prey. it has a reputation as a fearsome predator.

Usage examples:

Two well-known fish with multiple rows of teeth are piranhas and sharks.

Meanings of Pirarucu:

noun

The arapaima, a very large food fish of the amazon basin, arapaima gigas (family osteoglossidae) that is one of the largest freshwater fishes in the world.

Meanings of Pirarucus:

noun

The arapaima, a very large food fish of the amazon basin, arapaima gigas (family osteoglossidae) that is one of the largest freshwater fishes in the world.

Meanings of Pirate:

noun

A person who attacks and robs ships at sea.

Usage examples:

In the three weeks leading up to the attack, sixteen container ships had been boarded by pirates
verb

Use or reproduce (another's work) for profit without permission, usually in contravention of patent or copyright.

Usage examples:

His latest album has been pirated and downloaded so many times since its release that he's lost $10…

Pirated

ˈpaɪ.rə.tɪd

Meanings of Pirated:

adjective

(of a product or piece of artistic work) reproduced without permission, usually in contravention of patent or copyright.

Usage examples:

Anybody with a laptop and an internet connection can access pirated movies and music
verb

Use or reproduce (another's work) for profit without permission, usually in contravention of patent or copyright.

Usage examples:

His latest album has been pirated and downloaded so many times since its release that he's lost $10…

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