Tepefy
Tepefy Tep"e*fy, v. t. & i. [imp. & p. p. {Tepefied}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Tepefying}.] [L. tepere to be tepid + -fy; cf. L. tepefacere. See {Tepid}.] To make or become tepid, or moderately warm. --Goldsmith. [1913 Webster]

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  • tepefy — [tep′ə fī΄] vt., vi. tepefied, tepefying 〚L tepefacere < tepere (see TEPID) + facere, to make, DO1〛 to make or become tepid tepefaction [tep′əfak′ shən] n. * * * …   Universalium

  • tepefy — [tep′ə fī΄] vt., vi. tepefied, tepefying [L tepefacere < tepere (see TEPID) + facere, to make, DO1] to make or become tepid tepefaction [tep′əfak′ shən] n …   English World dictionary

  • tepefy — /tepˈi fī/ transitive verb and intransitive verb (tepˈifying; tepˈified) To make or become tepid ORIGIN: L tepefacere, from tepēre to be tepid, and facere to make • • • tepefacˈtion noun …   Useful english dictionary

  • tepefy — verb a) To cause to become tepid b) To become tepid …   Wiktionary

  • tepefy — /ˈtɛpəfaɪ/ (say tepuhfuy) verb (t) (tepefied, tepefying) to make or become tepid or lukewarm. {Latin tepefacere make tepid} –tepefaction /tɛpəˈfækʃən/ (say tepuh fakshuhn), noun …   Australian English dictionary

  • tepefy —   v.t. make tepid.    ♦ tepefaction, n …   Dictionary of difficult words

  • Tepefied — Tepefy Tep e*fy, v. t. & i. [imp. & p. p. {Tepefied}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Tepefying}.] [L. tepere to be tepid + fy; cf. L. tepefacere. See {Tepid}.] To make or become tepid, or moderately warm. Goldsmith. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Tepefying — Tepefy Tep e*fy, v. t. & i. [imp. & p. p. {Tepefied}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Tepefying}.] [L. tepere to be tepid + fy; cf. L. tepefacere. See {Tepid}.] To make or become tepid, or moderately warm. Goldsmith. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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