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spice

Synonyms of spice in English:

noun

  • 1 the spices in curry powder
    seasoning, flavoring, condiment
  • 2 the risk added spice to their affair
    excitement, interest, color, piquancy, zest;
    an edge
    informala kick
    literarysalt
  • Phrases

    spice up

    1
    they spiced up the party with some wild dancing
    enliven, make more exciting, vitalize, perk up, put some life into, ginger up, galvanize, electrify, boost
    informalpep up, jazz up, buck up

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