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Spicy

spicy

1. Flavored with, or containing, spice or spices; fragrant; aromatic; as, spicy breezes. The spicy nut-brown ale. Led by new stars, and borne by spicy gales. (pope)

2. Producing, or abounding with, spices. In hot Ceylon spicy forests grew. (Dryden)

3. Piquant; racy; as, a spicy debate.

Synonym: aromatic, fragrant, smart, pungent, pointed, keen. See racy.

Origin: From Spice.


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by aptitude
Thu Oct 27, 2011 12:08 am
 
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by adihutama
Mon Mar 28, 2011 3:32 am
 
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Sun Mar 20, 2011 8:03 am
 
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