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spice

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of spice

  1. 1 a sweet or pleasant smell a cologne for men that captures all of the spice of the sea Synonyms of spice aroma, attar (also otto), balm, bouquet, fragrancy, incense, perfume, redolence, scent, fragranceWords Related to spice essence, odorAntonyms of spice fetor, malodor, reek, stench, stink

  2. 2 something (as a spice or herb) that adds an agreeable or interesting taste to food Europe in Columbus's time imported rare and valuable spices from the Indies Synonyms of spice flavor, flavoring, seasoningWords Related to spice sauce

  3. 3 the quality or state of being stimulating to the mind or senses a new hobby will add spice to your life Synonyms of spice nip, pungency, piquancy, tang, zest, zingWords Related to spice raciness, spiciness; fieriness, hotness; acuteness, keenness, sharpness; provocativeness; excitement, invigoration, stimulant, stimulation, stimulus, thrill; bitterness, mordance, trenchancy; flavor, redolence, savor (also savour), savoriness, tastinessNear Antonyms of spice flatness, tastelessness; dullness (also dulness), insipidity, monotonousness, monotony, platitude, predictability, sameness, tediousness; blandness, thinness, weaknessAntonyms of spice insipidity


spice

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of spice

  1. to make more pleasant to the taste by adding something intensely flavored spice the stew with more pepper Synonyms of spice flavor, lace, savor (also savour), seasonWords Related to spice enhance, enrich, sauce; pepper, salt; aromatize, perfume



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