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richen

rich·en

richen

pronunciation:
rI chn
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part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: richened, richening, richens
definition: to make rich or richer.
That hue richens the painting's sunset.
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The word richen contains the following part:
-en1 Old English verb-forming suffix that means to cause to be or become or have
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The suffix -en1 forms verbs from monosyllabic English adjectives.