1. spiciness, pungency, poignancy, sharpness; zest, spice, relish, tang, Inf. twang; bite, sting, edge, race, zip, Sl. kick, Sl. punch, Inf. ginger; acidity, keenness, hotness, pepperiness, snappiness; sourness, harshness, roughness, cuttingness; mordancy, astringency, acerbity, asperity.
2. provocativeness, invitingness, bewitchery, winning ways; fascination, stimulation, provocation, attraction; appeal, interest, charm, glamor, witchery.
3. liveliness, spiritedness, spirit, vigor, vim, vehemence, pep, vitality; briskness, raciness, nippiness, crispness.

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