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Word: enhance

Definition: increase; make greater (as in value, reputation, or usefulness); improve


Sentences Containing 'enhance'

One enjoyment was certain that of suitableness of companions; a suitableness which comprehended health and temper to bear inconveniences cheerfulness to enhance every pleasure and affection and intelligence, which might supply it among themselves if there were disappointments abroad.
These two lines are, therefore, two of the dullest, and are seldom used in pictures except to enhance the beauty and variety of others.
how little does the memory of these human inhabitants enhance the beauty of the landscape!
The long time and the great expense which must be laid out in their education, when combined with this circumstance, necessarily enhance still further the price of their labour.
But as that coin will not be allowed to lie idle, it must, in one shape or another, be sent abroad, in order to find that profitable employment which it cannot find at home; and this continual exportation of gold and silver, by enhancing the difficulty, must necessarily enhance still farther the expense of the bank, in finding new gold and silver in order to replenish those coffers, which empty themselves so very rapidly.
Treat my assertion of its truth as a mere stroke of art to enhance its interest.
When, as I opine, in the course of time, the true nature of spermaceti became known, its original name was still retained by the dealers; no doubt to enhance its value by a notion so strangely significant of its scarcity.

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