piquancy is added to the last point because the other main contender for Fed chair is a woman, and a highly qualified one at that.
Their picturesque pronunciation gives their conversation a piquancy which defies imitation.
Call it, for the sake of piquancy, "Beethoven and Esterhazy."
After all, there was piquancy in the situation; for to most men, love sought and hardly won is far sweeter than love freely given.
He imagined that that sort of thing lent a piquancy to conversation.
It had a piquancy and a picturesqueness that, thank God, are to be restored!
And it gains in piquancy from the fact that everybody knows the personages.
The Edinburgh Review” said: “For many years there has been no work of such power, piquancy, and originality.
He was more famous for his wit than his wisdom; for his piquancy than for piety.
It would be difficult to speak too highly of them; they have a piquancy and grace which is in the highest degree attractive.