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1spice/ˈspaɪs/noun
pluralspices
1spice
/ˈspaɪs/
noun
pluralspices
Learner's definition of SPICE  
: a substance (such as pepper or nutmeg) that is used in cooking to add flavor to food and that comes from a dried plant and is usually a powder or seed
[count]
[noncount]
— often used before another noun
[noncount] : something that adds interest or excitement
2spice/ˈspaɪs/verb
spicesspicedspicing
2spice
/ˈspaɪs/
verb
spicesspicedspicing
Learner's definition of SPICE  
[+ object]
not used in progressive tenses : to flavor (food) with spices
: to add interest or excitement to (something)— usually + up
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