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adjective as in highly seasoned

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Dacapo’s version smells like there’s a bouquet of roses somewhere in the room and a peppery pasta dish on the table.

A generous sprinkle of freshly chopped parsley adds a peppery finish.

At Bossier they only gave us a few shreds of chicken drowned in a dark peppery sauce.

Just hope you get the “fresh catch” hot, rather than tepid, which was the case when I first tried the peppery entree in the restaurant.

Besides a trove of data showing that the rich really are getting much richer, the book is full of peppery Gallic asides.

He ignored, too, his chairman of the Federal Reserve, Marriner Eccles, a small, peppery Mormon banker from Utah.

Belgian ale like Chimay is rich with fruity and peppery notes and sometimes has a bitter aftertaste.

As the major looked up, Black Hood stepped quickly forward so that his tall figure over-shadowed that of the peppery little major.

But he clearly saw that this peppery gentleman must be treated less cavalierly, or trouble would come of it.

It is very similar to common or Japan camphor, but has a somewhat peppery odour.

The weather was cold and the night dark, and there were peppery little showers of sleet.

"Pretty peppery, Major," he said, pointing to three bodies stretched upon the floor.


On this page you'll find 70 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to peppery, such as: piquant, pungent, spicy, zesty, fiery, and hot.

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