Calefy
Calefy \Cal"e*fy\, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Calefied}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Calefying}.] [L. calere to be warm + -fy] To make warm or hot. [1913 Webster]

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  • Calefy — Cal e*fy, v. i. To grow hot or warm. Sir T. Browne. [1913 Webster] || …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • calefy — v. a. Heat, warm, make warm or hot, cause to incalesce …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • calefy — cal·e·fy …   English syllables

  • calefy — ˈkaləˌfī verb ( ed/ ing/ es) Etymology: Medieval Latin caleficare, calificare to heat, from Latin calēre to be warm more at lee transitive verb : to make warm intransitive verb : to become warm …   Useful english dictionary

  • Calefied — Calefy Cal e*fy, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Calefied}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Calefying}.] [L. calere to be warm + fy] To make warm or hot. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Calefying — Calefy Cal e*fy, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Calefied}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Calefying}.] [L. calere to be warm + fy] To make warm or hot. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • heat — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) I n. high temperature (see heat); passion, rage, vehemence; rut, mating period. See sex, excitement. Ant., cold. II Quality of warmth Nouns 1. heat, caloric; warmth, ardor, fervor, fervency; incalescence …   English dictionary for students

  • enkindle — v 1. fire, ignite, torch, deflagrate, burn, kindle, burn up or down, set aflame or alight or on fire, set fire to, put to the torch, put or apply a match to, Obs. accend, Obs. flagrate. 2. incite, provoke, actuate, poke, prod, prick, goad, prompt …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • excite — v 1. incite, provoke, prod, poke, prick, goad, spur, prompt; instigate, look for trouble, Inf. start something; encourage, urge, abet, egg on, put up to; foment, agitate, commove, suscitate, impassion, Brit. Dial. kittle, arouse, stir up, work up …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • kindle — v 1. fire, ignite, torch, deflagrate, burn, burn up or down, set aflame or alight or on fire, set fire to, put to the torch, put or apply a match to, Obs. accend, Obs. flagrate. 2. incite, provoke, actuate, poke, prod, prick, goad, prompt, spur;… …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

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