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spicyadj: having a strong, pungent flavor or aroma, typically as a result of containing spices; exciting or thrilling
soothev: to calm or comfort someone or something; to make something less painful or uncomfortable
wasabin: a green, spicy condiment that is made from the root of the wasabi plant and is traditionally served with sushi and sashimi in Japanese cuisine
saltinessn: the quality or state of being salty
souradj: having a taste that is acidic or tart; (noun) a person or situation that is unhappy or negative
compoundn: an item composed of two or more distinct elements combined; a chemical formed by the combination of two or more elements
sensoryadj: of or relating to the physical senses
neuronn: a cell that is specialized to carry information within the brain and between the brain and other parts of the body
polymodaladj: capable of responding to multiple forms of stimuli or inputs
nociceptorn: a sensory nerve ending that is capable of detecting harmful stimuli, such as heat, cold, pressure, or tissue damage, and transmitting this information to the brain
receptorn: an organ having nerve endings that respond to stimulation such as heat or cold and makes the body react in a particular way
extremeadj: very great in amount or degree
chilin: a small hot-tasting fruit of a type of pepper plant used in sauces, relishes, and spice powders; a spicy stew made from ground beef and beans, typically seasoned with chili peppers
brainn: the organ inside the head that is responsible for one’s movement, thought, memory, and feeling
mentholn: a compound that is found in peppermint and other plants and that has a cool, refreshing taste and smell
mintyadj: having the flavor or scent of mint (= a herb with a strong fresh flavor)
sensitiveadj: able to notice slight changes, signals, or influences; able to feel or perceive other’s feelings; susceptible to the things people say or do
reactv: to take action in response to something
accordn: an official agreement or treaty between two organizations, countries, etc.; (verb) allow to have
sweatn: the salty liquid that is produced by the glands in the skin, especially when the body is hot or under stress
elicitv: to obtain information or a reaction from someone, usually with difficulty
fleev: to leave by running away, especially out of fear or danger
capsaicinn: a compound that is found in chili peppers and other plants in the nightshade family, and that is responsible for the pungent and spicy flavor of these peppers
piperinen: a compound that is found in black pepper and other plants and that is responsible for the pungent and spicy flavor of these peppers
moleculen: a group of two or more atoms held together by attractive forces known as chemical bonds
alkylamiden: a chemical compound that contains an alkyl group bonded to an amide group found in many plants, and some of them have medicinal properties
mustardn: a yellow or brown condiment that tastes spicy made from the seeds of various plants; (adjective) between yellow and brown
horseradishn: a plant with a pungent, spicy root that is often grated and used as a condiment
isothiocyanaten: a chemical compound that contains a group of atoms consisting of a carbon atom double-bonded to a nitrogen atom, and a sulfur atom bonded to the nitrogen atom
sinusn: a cavity in a bone, especially in the bones of the head, or a similar cavity or channel in a plant or animal
dilutev: to make a substance less concentrated by adding a liquid or another substance to it
detectableadj: capable of being discovered or identified
saucen: a liquid or semi-solid food served on or used in preparing other foods
constantadj: happening repeatedly or all the time
scorpionn: a small creature similar to an insect with a segmented body, a pair of pincers, and a long, thin tail that ends in a venomous sting
reapern: a person or machine that harvests crops; death personified as a figure in art or literature
sprayn: a fine mist of liquid that is dispersed into the air; flower arrangement consisting of a single branch or shoot bearing flowers and foliage
archaeologyn: the branch of anthropology that studies prehistoric people and their cultures
artifactn: a person-made object, especially one of historical or cultural interest
medicationn: a drug or other form of medicine that treats, prevents, or alleviates the symptoms of the disease
decorationn: the act of adding something that is intended to make something more attractive; an award or honor that is given to someone in recognition of their achievements
crockpotn: a kitchen appliance that is used for cooking food, especially meats and stews, over a long period of time at a low temperature
charredadj: burned or blackened as a result of being subjected to high heat
bacterian: single-celled or noncellular spherical or spiral or rod-shaped organisms that exist in large numbers in the air, water, and soil, and also in living and dead creatures and plants, and are often a cause of disease
climaten: the weather in a particular location averaged over some long period
microben: a tiny living thing that can only be seen with a microscope and that may cause disease
prevalentadj: existing very commonly in a particular area or in a specific time
rollercoastern: a type of amusement ride that goes up and down very steep slopes and around very sudden bends on which people ride in small and open carriages
ensuev: to happen or follow as a result or consequence of something
thrilln: a feeling of extreme and sudden excitement and pleasure; to cause someone to feel sudden intense sensation or emotion
immediateadj: happening or done without delay or occurring shortly after something else
sensationn: a feeling associated with stimulation of a sense organ or with a specific body condition; a general feeling of interest and excitement
unpleasantadj: not enjoyable or comfortable
adrenalinen: a substance secreted by the adrenal medulla in response to stress, which makes the heart beat faster and prepares the body to react to danger
gamblev: to take risky action in the hope of being successful; to play or game for money or other stakes
geneticadj: of or relating to genes (= parts of the DNA in cells) or the science of genes
tolerancen: the willingness to accept or tolerate something, especially something that is different or unpleasant
tormentn: unbearable physical pain or extreme mental distress; (verb) to cause severe physical or mental suffering to someone, or to be the victim of such suffering

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