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::: enhance - increase; make greater (as in value, reputation, or usefulness); improve
::: grotto - small cavern
::: sovereign - ruler in a monarchy; ADJ: (of a country) independent and self-governing; having supreme power; supreme; excellent
::: unceremonious - not done politely without due formalities
::: gauche - clumsy (in social behavior); coarse and uncouth
::: pervert - corrupt; turn from right to wrong; misuse; Ex. perverted sexual desire/scientific knowledge; N: person whose sexual behavior is not natural
::: stamina - power of endurance; strength; staying power
::: idyll - (idyl) short poem idealizing rural life; simple happy period of life (in the country); scene from such a time; Ex. idyll of two young lovers
::: hue_and_cry - outcry; loud cry or clamor; strong protest; Ex. hue and cry against the new rule
::: untoward - unexpected and adverse; unfortunate or unlucky; Ex. untoward encounter