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

engaging; charming.


Not English

Though-provoking has no English definition. It may be misspelled.




(en adjective)
  • Engaging; charming.
  • Favorably stimulating to the palate; pleasantly spicy; stimulating.
  • * 2000 , Lynn Bedford Hall, Best of Cooking in South Africa (page 2000)
  • These chops are baked in a piquant sauce containing fruit, honey, cinnamon, lemon and port, all of which reduces to a spicy syrup.
  • * 2005 , Clifford A. Wright, Some like it hot: spicy favorites from the world's hot zones
  • 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...
  • * 2009 , Sara Engra, Katie Luber, Kimberly Toqe, The Spice Kitchen: Everyday Cooking with Organic Spices (page 9)
  • French charcuterie relies on cloves in the quatre ├ępices, or four-spice powder, for seasoning fine sausages and piquant marinades.
  • (archaic) Causing hurt feelings; scathing.