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Flashcards in Wordly Wise Ch. 11 Deck (15):
1

augment

to increase in size, amount, or degree

2

benign

kind

3

connoisseur

a person with extensive knowledge- especially of the fine arts

4

discern

to detect with the eyes

5

embellish

to make beautiful by adding decorative elements

6

execute

to show, to kill

7

exemplify

to illustrate by being an example

8

hallowed

greatly respected, holy

9

impersonate

to mimic

10

malevolent

showing hatred

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ornate

heavily and elaborately decorated

12

pastoral

having to do with shepherds or herders

13

precarious

not safe or secure

14

renown

fame, honor

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grotesque

so distorted or strange as to appear bizarre or comical