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en·hance

 (ĕn-hăns′)
tr.v. en·hanced, en·hanc·ing, en·hanc·es
To improve or augment, especially in effectiveness, value, or attractiveness: exercises that enhance cardiovascular health; spices that enhance the flavor of a sauce; renovations that enhance the neighborhood.

[Middle English enhauncen, from Anglo-Norman enhauncer, variant of Old French enhaucier, from Vulgar Latin *inaltiāre, from Late Latin inaltāre : Latin in-, causative pref.; see en-1 + Latin altus, high; see al- in Indo-European roots.]

en·hance′ment n.
en·hanc′er n.
en·hanc′ive adj.
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Adj.1.enhanced - increased or intensified in value or beauty or quality; "her enhanced beauty was the result of a good night's sleep rather than makeup"; "careful cleaning was responsible for the enhanced value of the painting"
increased - made greater in size or amount or degree
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She was as destitute of clothes as the green Martians who accompanied her; indeed, save for her highly wrought ornaments she was entirely naked, nor could any apparel have enhanced the beauty of her perfect and symmetrical figure.
Its difficulty was much enhanced by the mode of publication; for, it would be very unreasonable to expect that many readers, pursuing a story in portions from month to month through nineteen months, will, until they have it before them complete, perceive the relations of its finer threads to the whole pattern which is always before the eyes of the story-weaver at his loom.
It was a hard trial of the courage and means of an individual to have to fit out another costly expedition, where so much had already been expended, so much uncertainty prevailed, and where the risk of loss was so greatly enhanced, that no insurance could be effected.
He smiled at me heroically, and the touching little bravery of it was enhanced by his actually flushing with pain.
I had come to the surface, then, beyond the city, and my chances for escape seemed much enhanced.
The zeal of the religious fanatic whose altar has been desecrated was triply enhanced by the rage of a woman scorned.
Another trick Dag Daughtry succeeded in teaching Michael so enhanced him in Captain Duncan's eyes as to impel him to offer fifty pounds, "and never mind the cat.
I saw few human beings besides them, and if any other happened to enter the cottage, their harsh manners and rude gait only enhanced to me the superior accomplishments of my friends.
The old gentleman received him very kindly and so did the old lady, whose previous good opinion of him was greatly enhanced by his wiping his boots on the mat until the soles of his feet burnt again.
Whichever way we turned, it seemed that the heavens and the earth had met together, since he enhanced the beauty of the landscape.
The audience sat in the cool gloom of a deep twilight, which greatly enhanced the glowing splendors of the stage.
The Enhanced Business Reporting Consortium is working to improve the quality of information in a cost-effective and time-efficient manner.