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Definition of spice verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



    Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they spice
    he / she / it spices
    past simple spiced
    -ing form spicing
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  1. 1spice something (up) (with something) to add spice to food in order to give it more flavor highly spiced dishes
  2. 2spice something (up) (with something) to add interest or excitement to something He exaggerated the details to spice up the story. Her conversation is always spiced with humor.
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: spice