zest
1. [ noun ] vigorous and enthusiastic enjoyment
Synonyms: relish gusto zestfulness
Related terms: enjoyment enthusiasm
2. [ verb ] (food) add herbs or spices to
Synonyms: spice_up spice
Related terms: season pepper ginger cooking nip spice spiciness
3. [ verb ] make more interesting or flavorful, either in the literal or in a metaphorical sense
Synonyms: spice spice_up
Examples:

"Spice the soup" "Spice up the evening by inviting a belly dancer"

Related terms: change salt spiciness
4. [ noun ] (food) a tart spiciness
Synonyms: tang piquance piquancy tanginess nip
Related terms: spiciness spice
Similar spelling:   zesty