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1. spice

noun. ['ˈspaɪs'] aromatic substances of vegetable origin used as a preservative.

Synonyms

  • preservative

Antonyms

  • failure
  • tasty

Etymology

  • espice (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

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Words that Rhyme with Spice

  • overprice
  • misprice
  • reprice
  • precise
  • concise
  • suffice
  • splice
  • matteis
  • excise
  • entice
  • deweiss
  • devise
  • device
  • berneice
  • advice
  • twice
  • trice
  • thrice
  • stice
  • slice
  • schweiss
  • pryce
  • price
  • preiss
  • kreiss
  • kleiss
  • grice
  • fleiss'
  • fleiss
  • bryce

Example sentences of the word spice


1. Noun, singular or mass
Feel free to add in more or less spice to adjust the heat according to your preferences.

2. Verb, base form
Play music in the background to spice up your entrance.

Quotes containing the word spice


1. The other day I got a text from a boy, but it wasn't hot. I mean, if you're going to text me every day, you haven't seen me for months and you're trying to seduce me, you'd better spice up that text and make it more exciting than 'How was your day? I hope you're having a beautiful one.' Sadly, I haven't been doing a lot of kissing lately.
- Chloe Sevigny

2. The adventure of life is to learn. The purpose of life is to grow. The nature of life is to change. The challenge of life is to overcome. The essence of life is to care. The opportunity of like is to serve. The secret of life is to dare. The spice of life is to befriend. The beauty of life is to give.
- William Arthur Ward

3. I'll never forget the way he tastes. It's not anything I can describe, a little sweet and a whole lot of spice, and it feels, in that moment, absolutely right.
- Cynthia Hand, Hallowed

2. spice-scented

adjective. smelling of spices.

Antonyms

  • malodorous

3. spice

verb. ['ˈspaɪs'] make more interesting or flavorful.

Synonyms

  • alter
  • spice up
  • modify
  • change

Antonyms

  • tasteless
  • palatability
  • hotness
  • off-season

Etymology

  • espice (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

4. spice

noun. ['ˈspaɪs'] the property of being seasoned with spice and so highly flavored.

Synonyms

  • piquance
  • sharpness
  • bite
  • spiciness
  • tanginess
  • raciness
  • piquantness
  • spicery
  • pungency
  • taste property
  • pepperiness
  • nip
  • zest
  • piquancy
  • tang

Antonyms

  • coldness
  • indistinctness
  • opacity
  • softness

Etymology

  • espice (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

5. spice

verb. ['ˈspaɪs'] add herbs or spices to.

Synonyms

  • flavor
  • ginger
  • zest
  • spice up
  • flavour
  • pepper

Antonyms

  • rainy season
  • dry season
  • strengthen
  • defend

Etymology

  • espice (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

6. spice

noun. ['ˈspaɪs'] any of a variety of pungent aromatic vegetable substances used for flavoring food.

Synonyms

  • Chinese anise
  • star anise
  • star aniseed
  • flavouring
  • seasoner
  • cinnamon
  • flavourer
  • powdered ginger
  • five spice powder
  • fennel
  • flavorer
  • clove
  • flavoring
  • seasoning
  • nutmeg
  • ginger
  • mace

Antonyms

  • dullness
  • obtuseness
  • stupidity
  • good nature

Etymology

  • espice (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
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