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adj. spic·i·er, spic·i·est
1. Having the flavor, aroma, or quality of spice.
2. Piquant; zesty: a spicy tomato sauce.
3. Producing or abounding in spices.
4. High-spirited; lively.
5. Slightly scandalous; risqué: a spicy Hollywood romance.

spic′i·ly adv.
spic′i·ness n.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.spiciness - the property of being seasoned with spice and so highly flavored
taste property - a property appreciated via the sense of taste
raciness, pungency, sharpness, bite - 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"
piquance, piquancy, piquantness, tang, tanginess, zest - a tart spicy quality
pepperiness, hotness - a hot spiciness
2.spiciness - behavior or language bordering on indelicacy
indelicacy - the trait of being indelicate and offensive
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[ˈspaɪsɪnɪs] N
1. [of food] → lo picante
2. [of story] → lo picante
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n (= quality)Würzigkeit f, → Würze f; (= taste)Würze f; (fig)Pikanterie f; because of its spicinessweil das so stark gewürzt ist
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(spais) noun
1. a usually strong-smelling, sharp-tasting vegetable substance used to flavour food (eg pepper or nutmeg). We added cinnamon and other spices.
2. anything that adds liveliness or interest. Her arrival added spice to the party.
to flavour with spice. The curry had been heavily spiced.
spiced adjective
containing spice(s). The dish was heavily spiced.
ˈspicy adjective
tasting or smelling of spices. a spicy cake; He complained that the sausages were too spicy for him.
ˈspiciness noun
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It was fringed in all its length with slim young birches, white stemmed and lissom boughed; ferns and starflowers and wild lilies-of-the-valley and scarlet tufts of pigeonberries grew thickly along it; and always there was a delightful spiciness in the air and music of bird calls and the murmur and laugh of wood winds in the trees overhead.
"When I first started brushing, I didn't notice the spiciness. After the foam started to form, I started to notice the spicy taste in my mouth.
According to the study published in the Journal of Food Science, the e-tongue is very accurate at telling the difference of spiciness between samples of the same food.
INGREDIENTS SERVES 2 For the broth: 500ml fresh chicken 1 garlic clove sliced 3tbsp soy sauce Juice of a lime 2tsp fish sauce Thumb-sized pieces of fresh ginger, peeled sliced 1/2 red chilli, deseeded and chopped 1 star anise A few coriander stalks For the soup garnish: 200g udon cooked according to pack and refreshed cold water 150g shitake mushrooms 2-3 Opies Pickled Walnuts 50g mangetout 2 spears of tenderstem broccoli, sliced 2 hard-boiled eggs 2 spring onions, roughly chopped 1 medium carrot, cut into matchsticks Fresh coriander To Sesame seeds Add some chopped stem For the beef: 200-250g sirloin steak ginger forextra and spiciness.
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The red colour and spiciness represents the personality of that person.
The butter chicken was flavourful with tang and spiciness and creaminess.
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