season

season/ ˈsi zən /

noun
one of the four periods of the year (spring, summer, autumn, and winter), beginning astronomically at an equinox or solstice, but geographically at different dates in different climates.
a period of the year characterized by particular conditions of weather, temperature, etc.:
the rainy season.
a period of the year when something is best or available:
the oyster season.

verb (used with object)
to heighten or improve the flavor of (food) by adding condiments, spices, herbs, or the like.
to give relish or a certain character to:
conversation seasoned with wit.

verb (used without object)
to become seasoned, matured, hardened, or the like.

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