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Flashcards in week 11 Deck (15):
1

augment

To increase in size, amount, or degree

2

benign

Kind; gracious; gentle

3

connoisseur

A person with extensive knowledge, especially of the fine arts; a person of refined taste

4

discern

To understand or comprehend

5

embellish

To make beautiful by adding decorative elements

6

execute

To carry out; to perform

7

exemplify

To illustrate by being an example of

8

grotesque

So distorted or strange as to appear bizarre or comical

9

hallowed

Greatly respected; holy; sacred

10

impersonate

To assume the character or appearance of

11

malevolent

Showing ill will or hatred; producing harm or evil

12

ornate

Heavily and elaborately decorated

13

pastoral

Having to do with shepherds and herders.

14

precarious

Not safe or secure; dangerously uncertain

15

renown

Fame; honor