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adj. rac·i·er, rac·i·est
1. Having a distinctive and characteristic quality or taste.
2. Strong and sharp in flavor or odor; piquant or pungent.
3. Risqué; ribald.
4. Vigorous; lively.

[From race.]

rac′i·ly adv.
rac′i·ness n.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.raciness - a strong odor or taste propertyraciness - a strong odor or taste property; "the pungency of mustard"; "the sulfurous bite of garlic"; "the sharpness of strange spices"; "the raciness of the wine"
spicery, spiciness, spice - the property of being seasoned with spice and so highly flavored
2.raciness - behavior or language bordering on indelicacy
indelicacy - the trait of being indelicate and offensive
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[ˈreɪsɪnɪs] Nlo picante
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n (of speech, style, play)Schwung m, → Feuer nt; (= risqué nature)Gewagtheit f
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(ˈreisi) adjective
lively. a racy style of writing.
ˈracily adverb
ˈraciness noun
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That's not to say this is just an inky monster: there are lots of mineral notes across the bouquet that add raciness to the deep, crunchy fruit.
For his debut collection for the house, Lagerfeld injected a dose of raciness, sending out a translucent navy chiffon number that prompted scandalized headlines.
"Yount Mill is an old-vine, dry-farmed, four-generation-old site that produces Semillon just the way we like it: age-worthy and complex," Khaledi said, saying that once the white blend ages for a few years the "raciness" of the Sauvignon Blanc mellows, giving way to the earthier flavors and textures known to old-world Semillon.
With photo shoots full of sex appeal, Fifth Harmony has incorporated themes of female empowerment on tracks such as 'Boss' but also possesses a raciness, notably on hit 'Work from Home' about sending pictures by phone to a lover.
And the AMG Line versions came with 18in alloys, stiffer suspension and extra body kit that gave the car plenty of road presence - with an air of raciness rather than pure SUV.
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raciness rating.: 5/ Poldark When: Later this year on BBC1 Hunky Aidan Turner as Ross Poldark set millions of pulses racing when he pulled off his shirt and got to work with a scythe.
The marginal climate and chalky soils of Champagne confer a unique combination of delicacy, richness, raciness and minerality on the wines, which are made primarily from chardonnay, pinot noir and pinot meunier.
The music and songs ranged from traditional Berber pentatonic music to the wild raciness of flamenco and off around the Mediterranean Sea to pull in the musical nuances of the countries that receive its powerful waves ...
Added to the raciness of life, a sense that things should change overnight, to become 'modern' and be seen as modern, leading to new social hierarchies as party people are overnight promoted to positions of power and they, in turn, try to transform overnight their and their relatives' social position.