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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR ENRICHING

There came into his head the idea of enriching the monastery.

Glaze is used for enriching gravies and soups, and for glazing meat.

New ties, new affections, on the child's part, mean the enriching of the parent.

But what if, in this process of enriching, the work be made unreadable?

He demands my very best as a condition of His enriching Presence.

How can the cessation of my being be reconciled with the enriching of my being?

Meanwhile, he was enriching heart and imagination for the work that was before him.

There is no intention of enriching these pages with Miss Lucretia's homilies.

Conde, who thinks only of enriching himself and adding to his possessions.

In the mean time, Charles was enriching his army with the spoils of Saxony.

WORD ORIGIN

late 14c., "to make wealthy," from Old French enrichir "enrich, enlarge," from en- "make, put in" (see en- (1)) + riche "rich" (see rich).

Figurative sense is from 1590s. Scientific sense of "to increase the abundance of a particular isotope in some material" is first attested 1945. Related: Enriched; enriching.

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