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peppery

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Adjective
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pep=per=y

CIDE DICTIONARY

pepperya. 
  •  Of or pertaining to pepper; having the qualities of pepper; hot; pungent.  [1913 Webster]
  •  Fig.: Hot-tempered; passionate; choleric.  [1913 Webster]

OXFORD DICTIONARY

peppery, adj.
1 of, like, or containing much, pepper.
2 hot-tempered.
3 pungent; stinging.

Derivative
pepperiness n.

THESAURUS

peppery

alert, beany, brisk, burning, choleric, combustible, cranky, cross, curried, explosive, fiery, hasty, high-seasoned, high-spirited, hot, hot as pepper, hot-tempered, hotheaded, keen, lively, mettlesome, nippy, passionate, peppy, piquant, poignant, quick, quick-tempered, racy, ratty, seasoned, short-tempered, snappy, spiced, spicy, spunky, tangy, volcanic, with a kick, zestful, zesty, zippy

ROGET THESAURUS

peppery

Irascibility

N irascibility, irascibleness, temper, crossness, susceptibility, procacity, petulance, irritability, tartness, acerbity, protervity, pugnacity, excitability, bad temper, fiery temper, crooked temper, irritable, temper, genus irritabile, hot blood, ill humor, asperity, churlishness, huff, a word and a blow, Sir Fretful Plagiary, brabbler, Tartar, shrew, vixen, virago, termagant, dragon, scold, Xantippe, porcupine, spitfire, fire eater, fury, irascible, bad-tempered, ill-tempered, irritable, susceptible, excitable, thin-skinned, fretful, fidgety, on the fret, hasty, overhasty, quick, warm, hot, testy, touchy, techy, tetchy, like touchwood, like tinder, huffy, pettish, petulant, waspish, snappish, peppery, fiery, passionate, choleric, shrewish, sudden and quick in quarrel, querulous, captious, moodish, quarrelsome, contentious, disputatious, pugnacious, cantankerous, exceptious, restiff, churlish, cross, cross as crabs, cross as two sticks, cross as a cat, cross as a dog, cross as the tongs, fractious, peevish, acari=atre, in a bad temper, sulky, angry, resentful, resentive, vindictive, Int, pish!, a vieux comptes nouvelles disputes, quamvis tegatur proditur vultu furor, vino tortus et ira.

Pungency

N pungency, piquance, piquancy, poignancy haut-gout, strong taste, twang, race, sharpness, acrimony, roughness, unsavoriness, mustard, cayenne, caviare, seasoning, niter, saltpeter, brine (saltiness), carbonate of ammonia, sal ammoniac, sal volatile, smelling salts, hartshorn (acridity), dram, cordial, nip, nicotine, tobacco, snuff, quid, smoke, segar, cigar, cigarette, weed, fragrant weed, Indian weed, Cavendish, fid, negro head, old soldier, rappee, stogy, pungent, strong, high-, full-flavored, high-tasted, high-seasoned, gamy, sharp, stinging, rough, piquant, racy, biting, mordant, spicy, seasoned, hot, hot as pepper, peppery, vellicating, escharotic, meracious, acrid, acrimonious, bitter, rough, unsavory.


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