• WordNet 3.6
    • n spiciness behavior or language bordering on indelicacy
    • n spiciness the property of being seasoned with spice and so highly flavored
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
  • Interesting fact: Buffalo wings, got their name because the spicy chicken wings originated in Buffalo, New York
    • n Spiciness The quality or state of being spicy.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
  • Interesting fact: Birds are largely unaffected by spicy things, like chilies, as they not sensitive to capsaicin, the hot stuff in chilies.
    • n spiciness The quality of being racy, piquant, or spiey, in any sense.
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In literature:

Strong and spicy speeches were anticipated.
"A Man of Two Countries" by Alice Harriman
The kitchen was still filled with its spicy fragrance when there came a quick footfall in the porch and a knock at the door.
"In Orchard Glen" by Marian Keith
There was no wind, and the air about him was full of the spicy bitterness of the wood-smoke.
"In the Morning of Time" by Charles G. D. Roberts
And, indeed, the spicy reek of the Consecration wine was bewildering the nearer bystanders.
"Ghetto Comedies" by Israel Zangwill
Their comments and jokes were most spicy and personal, and in all Lucindy led.
"Our Young Folks at Home and Abroad" by Various
And people added other spicy bits of information that kept the laughing going.
"Mayflower (Flor de mayo)" by Vicente Blasco Ibáñez
The berries are destitute of pulp, have a comparatively thin, tough skin and a peculiar spicy flavor.
"Manual of American Grape-Growing" by U. P. Hedrick
The one ticketed for N. Y., I learn, gives some spicy accounts.
"The Prison Chaplaincy, And Its Experiences" by Hosea Quinby
Miss Anthony's spicy introductions of the various speakers were always greatly relished by the audiences.
"The History of Woman Suffrage, Volume IV" by Various
I suppose they have some pretty spicy times down at the frat rooms, don't they?
"Cloudy Jewel" by Grace Livingston Hill

In poetry:

Spicy sweet-briar bush,
The uneasy wren
Fluttering from ash to birch
And back again.
"Fox's Dingle" by Robert Graves
'We parted in the spicy groves
Beneath Arabia's sky.
How could I hope to meet him now
Where Gondal's breezes sigh?
"Alexander And Zenobia" by Anne Bronte
Throw open wide your golden gates,
O poet-landed month of June,
And waft me, on your spicy breath,
The melody of birds in tune.
"June" by Horatio Alger Jr
Ask me no more if east or west
The phœnix builds her spicy nest;
For unto you at last she flies,
And in your fragrant bosom dies.
"When June Is Past, The Fading Rose" by Thomas Carew
And now within, above, below,
Soft heavenly music 'gan to flow;
The air was balm, and balm the gales,
As from Arabia's spicy vales.
"Love And Wisdom: A Vision" by Robert Alves
"Goddess! here I cast bright buds,
"Spicy pine boughs at thy feet;
"Give the flesh its fitting mate
"Life is strong and life is sweet!"
"Gisli: The Chieftain" by Isabella Valancy Crawford

In news:

Spread the spicy mustard on the spinach tortilla.
The spicy, flavorful fare shifts our taste buds into overdrive.
Sweet and Spicy Grilled Flank Steak .
Tom's Kitchen: Spicy Fried Rice with Eggs and Greens.
A roundup of the best floral, fruity and spicy fragrances.
Ashanti's dish pick: Spicy tuna roll.
Spicy wings, grilled meats and roasted veggies.
This is Joanne's riff on those eggs, made spicy with hot sauce and wasabi.
Not long ago, New York had no authentic restaurants offering the spicy cuisine of Hunan , celebrated as Mao?s birthplace.
Not long ago, New York had no authentic restaurants offering the spicy cuisine of Hunan , celebrated as Mao's birthplace.
Spicy crawfish dip and Tabasco crackers at Screen Door in Dallas.
Sari Sari 's Spicy Chicken Soup.
If you're used to top-notch spicy cuisine at home but have to travel to somewhere where the food is mostly bland, some spice can be a lifesaver.
Fresh, spicy and that hot and sour soup.
Chart-topping singer Adele, under orders to be silent for weeks after throat surgery, found an app that would allow her phone to voice the spicy language she typed into it.

In science:

Since you are a returning patron, what do you recommend?’ ‘Well, since you like spicy dishes, you may enjoy the chili chicken curry.’ A mutually reinforcing dynamic ensues.
A Connection-Centric Survey of Recommender Systems Research
Moreover the generation of 1/m factors from our splitting procedure is due only to a single spicy of fermions, i.e. re-arrangement of Green’s functions of right movers for the above R-diagrams (left movers for the corresponding L-diagrams).
Tails of the dynamical structure factor of 1D spinless fermions beyond the Tomonaga approximation