enhancive(redirected from enhancively)
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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.]
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|Adj.||1.||enhancive - intensifying by augmentation and enhancement|
intensifying - increasing in strength or intensity
|2.||enhancive - serving an aesthetic purpose in beautifying the body; "cosmetic surgery"; "enhansive makeup"|