What is another word for spiciness?

90 synonyms found


[ spˈɪsɪnˌɛs], [ spˈɪsɪnˌɛs], [ s_p_ˈɪ_s_ɪ_n_ˌɛ_s]

How to use "Spiciness" in context?

The spice rack at the grocery store is a veritable pharmacy of aroma and flavor. The ubiquitous cayenne pepper, ground ginger and smoked paprika are but a few of the common spices. Spicy foods evoke strong feelings in people, some good and some not so good.

Spicy foods have been enjoyed throughout history. They are associated with both the culinary richness of Asia and the heat of the Americas. In India, for example, hot spices are used to flavor curries and lentils. In the United States, the dish called chili con carne is a popular example of a spicy meal.

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