An example of a spice is nutmeg.
An example of a spice is chili flakes.
An example of spice is grinding pepper over an egg dish.
Justice, although it be but one entire virtue, yet is described in two kinds of spices. The one is named justice distributive, the other is called commutative.
The controversy added spice to the political campaign.
Uses witty rhymes to spice up the song.
Other Word Forms
Origin of spice
- Middle English from Old French espice from Late Latin speciēs wares, spices from Latin kind species
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition