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enhance
used in Oryx and Crake

6 uses
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Definition
increase quantity or quality
  • He'd put that on a giveaway calendar once, some fraudulent sex-enhancement product for women.
    p. 265.9
  • ...through an awkward excuse about why this really, really special and important date had somehow just slid out of his head, and ask Jimmy if everything was okay, and send him an e-birthday card — the OrganInc standard design with five winged pigoons doing a conga line and Happy Birthday, Jimmy, May All Your Dreams Come True and come up with a gift for him the day after, a gift that would not be a gift but some tool or intelligence-enhancing game or other hidden demand that he measure up.
    p. 50.7
  • Toast was a ritual item devoured by fetishists in the belief that it would enhance their kinetic and sexual powers.
    p. 98.9
  • They'd microwave popcorn, smoke some of the enhanced weed the Botanical Transgenic students were raising in one of the greenhouses; then Jimmy could pass out on the couch.
    p. 209.8
  • How glorious it must have been when all ten of the videocam screens were on and you could get the full panoramic view, turn up the colour brightness, enhance the red tones.
    p. 276.2
  • This would reduce the chances of infection in case any of the staff got sick; the Paradice models had enhanced immune-system functions, so the probability of contagious diseases spreading among them was low.
    p. 303.8

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