Lesson 11

     
  1. augment
  2. - (verb) To increase in size, amount, or degree.
     
  3. benign
  4. - 1. (adjective) Kind; gracious; gentle.
    - 2. (adjective) Favorable; not threatening.
     
  5. connoisseur
  6. - (noun) A person with extensive knowledge, especially of the fine arts; a person of refined taste.
     
  7. discern
  8. - 1. (verb) To detect with the eyes.
    - 2. (verb) To understand or comprehend.
    - 3. (verb) To recognize as separate or different.
     
  9. embellish
  10. - 1. (verb) To make beautiful by adding decorative elements.
    - 2. (verb) To add fictitious details to.
     
  11. execute
  12. - 1. (verb) To carry out; to perform.
    - 2. (verb) To create, as a work of art.
    - 3. (verb) To put to death as a legal penalty.
     
  13. exemplify
  14. - (verb) To illustrate by being an example of.
     
  15. grotesque
  16. - (adjective) So distorted or strange as to appear bizarre or comical.
     
  17. hallowed
  18. - (adjective) Greatly respected; holy; sacred.
     
  19. impersonate
  20. - 1. (verb) To assume the character or appearance of.
    - 2. (verb) To mimic.
     
  21. malevolent
  22. - (adjective) Showing ill will or hatred; producing harm or evil.
     
  23. ornate
  24. - (adjective) Heavily and elaborately decorated.
     
  25. pastoral
  26. - 1. (adjective) Having to do with shepherds and herders.
    - 2. (adjective) Relating to country life, and often presented as charmingly simple.
     
  27. precarious
  28. - (adjective) Not safe or secure; dangerously uncertain.
     
  29. renown
  30. - (noun) Fame; honor.


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