"spices" in the noun sense
aromatic substances of vegetable origin used as a preservative
any of a variety of pungent aromatic vegetable substances used for flavoring food
3. spiciness, spice, spicery
the property of being seasoned with spice and so highly flavored
"spices" in the verb sense
1. spice, spice up
make more interesting or flavorful
"Spice up the evening by inviting a belly dancer"
2. zest, spice, spice up
add herbs or spices to
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