The pungency of the nasturtium officinale, the water-cress, gave it its name nasi-tortium, that which twists the nose.
In Italian cooking it gives flavor to sauces and breads, while in Thai cooking it adds a spicy pungency to vegetable dishes.
Many species produce gums and resins, their stems being encrusted with the exudations, and pungency and aromatic odour is an almost universal quality of the plants of desert regions.
In the House of Commons he was one of the most prominent guerrilla fighters, conspicuous for his audacity and pungency of utterance, and his capacity for obstruction while the Conservatives were in office.
To reduce this pungency, give your mat a proper wash and dry before engaging in exercises.