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English definition of “spice”

spice

verb [T]     /spaɪs/
to use spice to add flavour to food or drink : coffee spiced with cinnamon a highly spiced curry Preparing foodPreparing food using heat
(Definition of spice verb from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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