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Spicily vs. Spicy

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  • Spicily (adverb)

    In a spicy manner.

  • Spicy (adjective)

    Of, pertaining to, or containing spice.

    "He prepared a spicy casserole."

  • Spicy (adjective)

    Provoking a burning sensation due to the presence of chillies or similar hot spices.

    "This curry is too spicy for me. I can't eat it."

  • Spicy (adjective)

    Tangy, zesty, or pungent.

    "She breathed in the strong, spicy aroma."

  • Spicy (adjective)

    Vigorous; colorful; stimulating.

    "He is known for his spicy political commentary."

  • Spicy (adjective)

    Risqué, sexy, racy; mildly pornographic.

    "I don't want my children to see the spicy images on this web site.''"

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Oxford Dictionary
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  • Spicily (adverb)

    In a spicy manner.

  • Spicy (adjective)

    Flavored with, or containing, spice or spices; fragrant; aromatic; as, spicy breezes.

  • Spicy (adjective)

    Producing, or abounding with, spices.

  • Spicy (adjective)

    Fig.: Piquant; racy; as, a spicy debate.

Webster Dictionary
  • Spicily (adverb)

    with strong spices; in a spicy manner;

    "the soup was spicily flavored"

  • Spicy (adjective)

    having an agreeably pungent taste

  • Spicy (adjective)

    suggestive of sexual impropriety;

    "a blue movie"

    "blue jokes"

    "he skips asterisks and gives you the gamy details"

    "a juicy scandal"

    "a naughty wink"

    "naughty words"

    "racy anecdotes"

    "a risque story"

    "spicy gossip"

  • Spicy (adjective)

    having a piquant burning taste of spices or peppers;

    "gingery Chinese food"

    "hot peppers"

    "hot curry"

    "corn chips with peppery salsa"

    "spicy tomato sauce"

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