plural of spice
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2
as in flavorings
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

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spices

2 of 2

verb

present tense third-person singular of spice
as in flavors
to make more pleasant to the taste by adding something intensely flavored spice the stew with more pepper

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“Spices.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/spices. Accessed 4 Dec. 2022.

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