Spice



noun
1.
any of a class of pungent or aromatic substances of vegetable origin, as pepper, cinnamon, or cloves, used as seasoning, preservatives, etc.
2.
such substances collectively or as material:
Cookies without spice can be tasteless.
3.
a spicy or aromatic odor or fragrance.
4.
something that gives zest:
a spice of humor in his solemnity.
5.
a piquant, interesting element or quality; zest; piquancy:
The anecdotes lent spice to her talk.
6.
Archaic. a small quantity of something; trace; bit.
verb (used with object), spiced, spicing.
7.
to prepare or season with a spice or spices.
8.
to give zest, piquancy, or interest to by something added.
noun
1.

any of a variety of aromatic vegetable substances, such as ginger, cinnamon, nutmeg, used as flavourings
these substances collectively

2.
something that represents or introduces zest, charm, or gusto
3.
(rare) a small amount
4.
(Yorkshire, dialect) confectionery
verb (transitive)
5.
to prepare or flavour (food) with spices
6.
to introduce charm or zest into
see: variety is the spice of life

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