Definitions

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  • v. To enhance the flavor of something by adding spice to it.
  • v. To make more exotic, fun or extravagant.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • v. make more interesting or flavorful
  • v. add herbs or spices to

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Examples

  • Moreover, nothing is more transparent than inauthentic expressions of faith-such as the politician who shows up at a black church around election time and claps (off rhythm) to the gospel choir or sprinkles in a few biblical citations to spice up a thoroughly dry policy speech.

    The Audacity of Hope

  • A brick path wanders through the garden to the front door, past Japanese knotweed and gunnera, an English jungle John Nash introduced around the margins to spice up the poplar, oak and hazel.

    Wildwood

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