Piquant vs Enchanting - What's the difference?
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Piquant is a related term of enchanting.
As adjectives the difference between piquant and enchanting
is that piquant
is engaging; charming while enchanting
is having the ability to enchant; charming, delightful.
As a verb enchanting is
As a noun enchanting is
an act of enchantment.
Favorably stimulating to the palate; pleasantly spicy; stimulating.
* 2000 , Lynn Bedford Hall, Best of Cooking in South Africa (page 2000)
* 2005 , Clifford A. Wright, Some like it hot: spicy favorites from the world's hot zones
- These chops are baked in a piquant sauce containing fruit, honey, cinnamon, lemon and port, all of which reduces to a spicy syrup.
* 2009 , Sara Engra, Katie Luber, Kimberly Toqe, The Spice Kitchen: Everyday Cooking with Organic Spices (page 9)
- Elsewhere in South America, excepting Bahia in Brazil, one does not encounter piquant cuisine, although one may stumble on a piquant dish now and then...
(archaic) Causing hurt feelings; scathing.
- French charcuterie relies on cloves in the quatre épices, or four-spice powder, for seasoning fine sausages and piquant marinades.
Having the ability to enchant; charming, delightful.
* 2013 , Daniel Taylor, Rickie Lambert's debut goal gives England victory over Scotland'' (in ''The Guardian , 14 August 2013)[http://www.theguardian.com/football/2013/aug/14/england-scotland-international-friendly]
- "Fairytale" is an over-used word in football but there is certainly something enchanting about the Lambert story, rejected as a teenager at Liverpool and then playing at, among others, Blackpool, Rochdale, Stockport and Bristol Rovers.
An act of enchantment.
* 1841 , Alfred Beesley, The History of Banbury (page 256)