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as in flavoring
something (as a spice or herb) that adds an agreeable or interesting taste to food the stew was too bland before they added the seasoning

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as in spice
something used to enhance the flavor of cooked or prepared food she thinks salt is the ideal seasoning for all batter-fried foods

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verb

present participle of season
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as in spicing
to make more pleasant to the taste by adding something intensely flavored the chef seasoned the vegetables as soon as they came out of the oven

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as in preparing
to make competent (as by training, skill, or ability) for a particular office or function her campaign manager has been seasoned by several hotly contested gubernatorial campaigns

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“Seasoning.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/seasoning. Accessed 27 Jan. 2023.

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