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Causing hurt feelings; stinging:
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  1. Causing hurt feelings; stinging:
  2. Agreeably pungent or stimulating to the taste; pleasantly sharp or biting
  3. (Archaic) Piercing or stinging; bitter
Difficult or distasteful to accept, admit, or bear:
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  1. Difficult or distasteful to accept, admit, or bear:
  2. Resulting from or expressive of severe grief, anguish, or disappointment:
  3. Proceeding from or exhibiting strong animosity:
Narrowly pointed; sharp:
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  1. Narrowly pointed; sharp:
  2. Extremely sharp or severe; intense:
  3. Having an acute angle:
Changing or capable of changing position:
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  1. Changing or capable of changing position:
  2. Involving a motor vehicle in motion:
  3. (no comparative or superlative) That moves or move.
Eliciting or capable of eliciting sympathy or tenderness.
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  1. Eliciting or capable of eliciting sympathy or tenderness.
  2. Provoking sadness and pity.
  3. That touches the feelings; arousing tender emotion; affecting
Appealing to or arousing emotion.
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  1. Appealing to or arousing emotion.
  2. Relating to emotion:
  3. Marked by or exhibiting emotion:
Trenchant; incisive:
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  1. Trenchant; incisive:
  2. Causing pain, especially because of cold:
  3. Keenly perceptive or intelligent:
Emotionally touching; evoking pity, sympathy, etc.
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  1. Emotionally touching; evoking pity, sympathy, etc.
  2. Inspiring or capable of inspiring strong emotion; moving.
Appealing
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  1. Appealing
  2. Having or tending to have a strong effect on the mind or emotions; eliciting wonder or admiration
  3. Making a strong positive impression; inspiring admiration or awe:
Changing or capable of changing position:
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  1. Changing or capable of changing position:
  2. Involving a motor vehicle in motion:
  3. (no comparative or superlative) That moves or move.
Active; busy
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  1. Active; busy
  2. That stirs one's feelings; rousing
  3. Exciting strong feelings, as of inspiration; rousing.
Eliciting or capable of eliciting sympathy or tenderness.
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  1. Eliciting or capable of eliciting sympathy or tenderness.
  2. Provoking sadness and pity.
  3. That touches the feelings; arousing tender emotion; affecting
(Archaic) Piercing or stinging; bitter
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  1. (Archaic) Piercing or stinging; bitter
  2. Appealingly provocative; charming:
  3. Agreeably pungent or stimulating to the taste; pleasantly sharp or biting
Pointed:
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  1. Pointed:
  2. To the point; sharp:
  3. Producing a sharp sensation of taste or smell; acrid
Sudden and brilliant or dazzling:
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  1. Sudden and brilliant or dazzling:
  2. Strongly affecting the senses of smell and taste:
  3. Fierce or impetuous; violent:
Piquant or zestful; lively, interesting, etc.
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  1. Piquant or zestful; lively, interesting, etc.
  2. Having the flavor or aroma of spice; fragrant, aromatic, or pungent
  3. Slightly scandalous; risqué:
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