Though-provoking vs Piquant - What's the difference?
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Though-provoking is a related term of piquant.
As an adjective piquant is
Not English Though-provoking has no English definition. It may be misspelled.
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.