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augment
verb:
to increase in size, amount of degree
benign
adjective:
1. kind;gracious;gentle
2. favorable; not threatening
connoisseur
noun:
A person with extensive knowledge , especially of the fine arts: a person of refined taste
discern
verb:
1. to detect with the eyes
2. to understand or comprehend
3. to recognize as separate or different
embellish
verb:
1. to make beautiful by adding decorative elements
2. to add ficticious details to
execute
verb:
1. to carry out; to perform
2. to create, as a work of art
3. to put to death as legal penalty
exemplify
verb:
to illustrate by being an example of
grotesque
adjective:
so distorted or strange as to appear bizarre or comical
hallowed
adjective:
greatly respected;holy;sacred
impersonate
verb:
1. to assume the chracter or appearance of
2. to mimic
malevolent
adjective:
showing ill will or hatred; producing harm or evil
ornate
adjective:
heavily and elaborately decorated
pastoral
adjective:
1. having to do with shepherds and herders
2. relating to country life, and often presented as charmingly simple.
precarious
adjective:
not safe or secure;dangerously uncertain
renown
noun:
fame;nonor