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Examples of enhance in a Sentence
You can enhance the flavor of the dish by using fresh herbs.
The image has been digitally enhanced to show more detail.
The company is looking to enhance its earnings potential.
Recent Examples of enhance from the Web
With 24-inch wheels enhancing the size factor, the concept is all ate up with presence.
Visitors will be able to attend conservation talks by animal-care experts and have enhanced interactions with some of attraction’s animals.
Some of these, like the iron-enhancing property of nicosulfuron combined with the safener, could help with iron deficiency in diets, which is responsible for a number of severe health conditions, such as anaemia.
Vaccaro was suspended for the final four games in 2016 for a performance-enhancing drug violation.
Besides enhancing stars’ glow this awards season, Tilbury also used her newest creation at London Fashion Week.
Several simple strategies can enhance communication between those with hearing loss and others, Palmer says.
Besides, baseball has become younger since banning performance-enhancing drugs (amphetamines as well as steroids) that extended some careers.
Please now picture Young Justin in his dressing room with a blow dryer and diffuser—the hair-dryer extension that has teeth, which direct the hot air and help enhance curls.
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enhance Has Latin Roots
When enhance was borrowed into English in the 13th century, it meant “to raise.” That sense, though now obsolete, provides a clue about the origins of the word. Spelled enhauncen in Middle English, the word comes to us from Anglo-French enhaucer or enhauncer ("to raise"), which can be traced back to the Vulgar Latin verb inaltiare. That word, in turn, was formed by combining the prefix in- with Latin altus, meaning "high." Although enhance initially applied only to physically making things higher, it developed an additional and less literal sense "to exalt especially in rank or spirit" and quickly acquired figurative senses for "raising" the value or attractiveness of something or someone.
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