WW ch.11

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augment

to increase in size, amount or degree

benign

kind; gracious; gentle

favorable; not threatening

connoisseur

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

discern

to detect with the eyes

to understand or comprehend

to recognize as seperate or different

discerning

having good judgement; perceptive

embelish

to make beautiful by adding decorative elements

to add fictitious details to

execute

to carry out; to perform

to create, as a work of art

to put to death as a legal penalty

exemplify

to illustrate by being an example of

grotesque

so distorted or strange as to appear bizarre or comical

hallowed

greatly respected; holy; sacred

impersonate

to assume the character or appearence of

to mimic

malevolent

showing ill will or hatred; producing harm or evil

malevolence

a feeling or expression of ill will

ornate

heavily and elaboratley decorated

pastoral

having to do with sheperds and herders

relating to country life, and often presented as charmingly simple

precarious

not safe or secure; dangerously uncertain

renown

fame; honor

renowned

famous; honored

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