ENHANCE in a Sentence

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The ultimate purpose of mercantile policy was to enhance national strength, provide self-sufficiency, and pay for military power.

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 Meanings and Examples of ENHANCE
Definition Example Sentence Classic Sentence
 v.  make better or more attractive; increase; improve
Classic Sentence: (16 in 2 pages)
1  Rumors of Abolitionist sympathies did not enhance the popularity of the MacIntoshes.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER III
2  They stimulate him to greater watchfulness, and enhance his power to capture his slave.
The Narrative of the Life By Frederick Douglass
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XI
3  A circumstance which greatly tended to enhance the tyranny of the nobility, and the sufferings of the inferior classes, arose from the consequences of the Conquest by Duke William of Normandy.
Ivanhoe By Walter Scott
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER I
4  Treat my assertion of its truth as a mere stroke of art to enhance its interest.
The Time Machine By H. G. Wells
Context  Highlight   In XII
5  But the smile did not enhance Vera's beauty as smiles generally do; on the contrary it gave her an unnatural, and therefore unpleasant, expression.
War and Peace 1 By Leo Tolstoy
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER XII
6  The impatience of Cedric had been rather enhanced than diminished by his confinement.
Ivanhoe By Walter Scott
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XXVI
7  Novelty in society and adventure were the zest of life to Richard Coeur-de-Lion, and it had its highest relish when enhanced by dangers encountered and surmounted.
Ivanhoe By Walter Scott
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XLI
8  Her long mourning robes and her flowing wimple of black cypress, enhanced the whiteness of her skin, and the beauty of her light-coloured and flowing tresses, which time had neither thinned nor mingled with silver.
Ivanhoe By Walter Scott
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XLII
9  Instead of being ruined, my good sir, you will find that your reputation has been enormously enhanced.
The Return of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
10  I saw few human beings besides them, and if any other happened to enter the cottage, their harsh manners and rude gait only enhanced to me the superior accomplishments of my friends.
Frankenstein By Mary Shelley
Context  Highlight   In Chapter 12
11  Among the men was an Italian prisoner, an officer of the French army; and Nicholas felt that the presence of that prisoner enhanced his own importance as a Russian hero.
War and Peace 4 By Leo Tolstoy
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 12: CHAPTER IV
12  This light enhanced the scarlet of the flag, with an indescribable and terrible purple.
Les Misérables 4 By Victor Hugo
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 12: CHAPTER VI—WAITING
13  He was as radiant, as if his chair, his asthma, and the failure of his limbs, were the various branches of a great invention for enhancing the luxury of a pipe.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens
14  She had learned the value of contrast in throwing her charms into relief, and was fully aware of the extent to which Mrs. Fisher's volubility was enhancing her own repose.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 1: Chapter 4
15  Every hour seemed to be enhancing her loveliness.
Dracula By Bram Stoker
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XIII
Example Sentence: (27 in 2 pages)
1  Her sparing use of make-up only seemed to enhance her classically beautiful features.
2  Because friendships enhance our lives,it is important to cultivate them.
3  People believe that computer skills will enhance their job opportunities or promotion opportunities.
4  They hoped that the exhibition would enhance the cultural life of the nation.
5  These scandals will not enhance the organization's reputation/image.
6  We are currently developing a number of best practices to enhance network security.
7  This is an opportunity to enhance the reputation of the company.
8  Sound engineers utilize a range of techniques to enhance the quality of the recordings.
9  The resource is designed to enhance children's creative and thinking skills.
10  This sauce will enhance the flavor of the meat.
11  We are working to enhance defense and security cooperation in maritime security and combating organized crime.
12  The ultimate purpose of mercantile policy was to enhance national strength, provide self-sufficiency, and pay for military power.
13  These endorsements from satisfied customers substantiate our claim that Pacific Lava is a best school to enhance vocabulary.
14  Hair weave can either enhance a hairstyle or give a completely different look.
15  When you excise the dead and dying limbs of a tree, you not only improve its appearance but also enhance its chances of bearing fruit.