Definitions: (1) interesting or exciting <applies to individuality, manners, or mind>; (2) something or someone who enriches in a positive way; characterizes that which gives zest or interest to; (3) lively, spirited, piquant

Dictum: Variety is the spice of life. — William Cowper (1731-1800) English poet

Quote: To see two people that are battling to make it work just shows that love is in a marriage, but there are also trials and things that you have to make it through; showing women and men how to keep it spicy. — Kyla Alissa Pratt (1986-) American actress

Comment: Just as spice is an accent in food, it can enliven more primary qualities in a personality as well.

Symbol: peppers