Little did I know that it has been so enriched by sharing “hearts and minds” with the Afghans.
Uranium is enriched to make fuel for power reactors, but the same process also is used to make the explosive core of atom bombs.
There is no center to destroy; it was and is a decentralized system that has enriched much of humanity.
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.