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Definition of Spice

Spice

  1. Species; kind.
  2. A vegetable production of many kinds, fragrant or aromatic and pungent to the taste, as pepper, cinnamon, nutmeg, mace, allspice, ginger, cloves, etc., which are used in cookery and to flavor sauces, pickles, etc.
  3. Figuratively, that which enriches or alters the quality of a thing in a small degree, as spice alters the taste of food; that which gives zest or pungency; a slight flavoring; a relish; hence, a small quantity or admixture; a sprinkling; as, a spice of mischief.
  4. To season with spice, or as with spice; to mix aromatic or pungent substances with; to flavor; to season; as, to spice wine; to spice one's words with wit.
  5. To fill or impregnate with the odor of spices.
  6. To render nice or dainty; hence, to render scrupulous.

Spice Quotations

I often quote myself. It adds spice to my conversation.
George Bernard Shaw

Once you get a spice in your home, you have it forever. Women never throw out spices. The Egyptians were buried with their spices. I know which one I'm taking with me when I go.
Erma Bombeck

I'm definitely a vintage collector. I have a wardrobe of core basics that I like to spice up with different colors, new accessories, and I love to try on new things to invite something different. I find, with every new stage of my life, my self-image shifts with new duties and responsibilities, and so does my fashion style.
Camila Alves

Variety's the very spice of life, That gives it all its flavor.
William Cowper

In the early '90s, it was grunge; everybody was fully clothed. Alanis Morissette was one of the biggest artists in the world, never wore makeup, wearing Doc Marten boots, and then the Spice Girls turn up, and suddenly it all looks a bit burlesque; suddenly they're the biggest band in the world.
Caitlin Moran
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Spice Translations

spice in Dutch is kruiden
spice in Italian is aromatizzare, spezie
spice in Norwegian is kryddek
spice in Spanish is condimentar, especia, especiar
spice in Swedish is krydda
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