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This sauce will enhance the flavor of the meat.
  increase quantity or quality
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enhance enhanced enhancing enhancement enhances enhancer
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  • This sauce will enhance the flavor of the meat.
  • The stunning victory over the Blue Devils enhanced the Bulldogs’ image as title contenders.
  • We use art appreciation to enhance human development and cultural enrichment.
  • Then they say stuff to me like, "That’s good, Andy, but couldn’t you have improved this part or enhanced this section?"
    Sharon M. Draper  --  Tears of a Tiger

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  • On-air talents were often known to leverage their first three years’ salaries against cosmetic enhancement.
    J.D. Robb  --  Glory in Death
  • And/or he couldn’t/wouldn’t talk about it to me, assuming he wanted to, assuming the entire drama wasn’t a product of my estrogen poisoning or a symptom of a brain tumor caused by eating so many gallons of artificially colored, high-fructose corn syrup–enhanced plastic food products when I was younger.
    Laurie Halse Anderson  --  The Impossible Knife of Memory
  • Just a bit of fluff your father’s going to use to marry off, to enhance his business.
    Margaret Peterson Haddix  --  Uprising
  • Luke demanded; vampire vision was more powerful even than a werewolf’s enhanced sight.
    Cassandra Clare  --  City of Heavenly Fire
  • His bodily systems had been augmented, but an enhanced body could reach a tipping point from which there was no return.
    Rick Yancey  --  The Infinite Sea
  • The quality of the raw video was such that viewers could zoom, pan, freeze and enhance.
    Dave Eggers  --  The Circle

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  • I’m certain these ’enhanced’ hollows were an integral part of the assault on our loops."
    Ransom Riggs  --  Hollow City
  • It was as if just being here had some kind of narcotic effect on me; like the loop itself was a drug—a mood enhancer and a sedative combined—and if I stayed too long, I’d never want to leave.
    Ransom Riggs  --  Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children
  • Rob is a white native Mississippian whose Southern charm and manner enhanced his outstanding litigation skills in Alabama courts.
    Bryan Stevenson  --  Just Mercy
  • Though deep down she knew she should pace herself, she found herself trying to keep up with the scantily clad, surgically enhanced, mascara-wearing woman next to her.
    Nicholas Sparks  --  The Choice
  • "The first law I mentioned, ’Similarity enhances sympathy,’ simply means that the more things resemble each other, the stronger the sympathetic link between them will be."
    Patrick Rothfuss  --  The Name of the Wind
  • They enhance this impression with every confident motion, every commanding sentence, every inch of space they take.
    Susan Ee  --  Angelfall
  • It was the first time I had seen him for almost a week due to his enhanced training schedule, but having spent forty minutes in the bath with half a pack of bath salts, he was so exhausted he could barely talk to me.
    Jojo Moyes  --  Me Before You
  • That opening is scientifically and mathematically positioned by a factory-trained technician to enhance the TT AB-700’s true high-fidelity sound!"
    Christopher Paul Curtis  --  The Watsons Go to Birmingham—1963
  • She said it was to keep standards up, and to enhance the image of the school in the community.
    Louise Rennison  --  Angus, Thongs and Full-Frontal Snogging
  • "Would that be enhanced interrogation techniques, ma’am?"
    David Baldacci  --  Zero Day
  • The song went on and on, an endless song not enhanced or flattered by Jasper’s flat, monotonic voice or his uninspired delivery.
    Pat Conroy  --  The Water is Wide
  • This enhanced my sense of dwelling in a dream.
    William Styron  --  Sophie’s Choice
  • If she was having flashbacks of Tartarus, enhanced and compounded with all her other bad memories, her mind wouldn’t be able to cope.
    Rick Riordan  --  The Blood of Olympus
  • The head itself was roughly pumpkin-shaped, the impression enhanced by the orange-brown, leathery skin that covered not only the face but the round, bald crown of the head as well.
    Diana Gabaldon  --  Outlander
  • A member of the museum tech staff replied, "Might be able to get it technologically enhanced.
    James Patterson  --  1st to Die
  • Upon inspection, they appear to be harmless, if genetically enhanced, flowers.
    Suzanne Collins  --  Mockingjay
  • They stimulate him to greater watchfulness, and enhance his power to capture his slave.
    Frederick Douglass  --  The Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass
  • In mid-1944, in response to the dismal results of Pacific rescue searches, the AAF implemented a vastly enhanced rescue system.
    Laura Hillenbrand  --  Unbroken
  • Every hour seemed to be enhancing her loveliness.
    Bram Stoker  --  Dracula
  • Mystified, I was ready to chalk it up to my chemically enhanced imagination when I heard something crackle at my back.
    Jon Krakauer  --  Into the Wild
  • It could not land directly because Eros had enhanced gravity, and the tug, designed for towing cargos, could never escape the gravity well.
    Orson Scott Card  --  Ender’s Game
  • The chocolate-chip pancakes dowsed in syrup have clearly only enhanced his hyper excitement.
    Gayle Forman  --  If I Stay
  • Leaders may enhance their informal status by renouncing formal symbols.
    Malcolm Gladwell  --  Outliers
  • Remember, when creatures of magic actually use magic, they can accomplish things that could kill a human, because of their enhanced abilities.
    Christopher Paolini  --  Eragon
  • This summer she went to the mall, bought new clothes so she could expand her wardrobe, and spent her daddy’s money on plastic surgery to enhance her, ahem, assets.
    Simone Elkeles  --  Perfect Chemistry
  • But the smile did not enhance Vera’s beauty as smiles generally do; on the contrary it gave her an unnatural, and therefore unpleasant, expression.
    Leo Tolstoy  --  War and Peace
  • The jabberjays were muttations, genetically enhanced male birds created by the Capitol as weapons to spy on rebels in the districts.
    Suzanne Collins  --  Catching Fire
  • His great achievements, spoken of in his absence because he came home only for holidays, were glowingly recounted, dissected, rumored, enhanced, extolled.
    James McBride  --  The Color of Water
  • (Although Emily was pretty certain that being forced to hide her IRISH GIRLS DO IT BEI PER baby tee at the back of her underwear drawer wasn’t exactly character enhancing.) You guys!
    Sara Shepard  --  Pretty Little Liars
  • Dark, velvety, its beauty was enhanced by his strong clean-shaven chin.
    Toni Morrison  --  Beloved
  • 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.
    Mary Shelley  --  Frankenstein
  • I mean, I never Crank-enhanced goosebumps lifted as he moved his hands gently across my skin.
    Ellen Hopkins  --  Crank
  • In fact, it will enhance your reputation.
    Ayn Rand  --  Atlas Shrugged
  • "Nnnnnnnnnnyyyyyyyuuuuuuurrrrrrrggggggghhhhh!" cried Ford Prefect and threw one final spasm as the electronic enhancement of the last line caught him full blast across the temples.
    Douglas Adams  --  The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy
  • If anything, their disgustingness is magically enhanced.
    Rick Riordan  --  The Throne of Fire
  • Only her hearing remained, but it was enhanced and supersensitive.
    Micheal Scott  --  The Alchemyst
  • It was right there in the office, and I looked up number Thirty-six — that’s the little guy I’ve been concerned about — because it occurred to me that it might enhance his nurturing if I could call him by a name.
    Lois Lowry  --  The Giver
  • He was a spry, suave and very precise general who knew the circumference of the equator and always wrote ’enhanced’ when he meant ’increased’.
    Joseph Heller  --  Catch-22
  • Even the boisterous winds unanimously came forth from their mystic homes, and blustered about as if to enhance by their aid the wildness of the scene.
    Mark Twain  --  The Adventures of Tom Sawyer
  • And if everything was supposed to be so great, why did everyone drink or do drugs in the hope of enhancing their experience?
    Nicholas Sparks  --  The Last Song
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