Spices



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

aromatic substances, of which several are named in Ex. 30. They were used in the sacred anointing oil (Ex. 25:6; 35:8; 1 Chr. 9:29), and in embalming the dead (2 Chr. 16:14; Luke 23:56; 24:1; John 19:39, 40). Spices were stored by Hezekiah in his treasure-house (2 Kings 20:13; Isa. 39:2).

see: variety is the spice of life

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