Inteneration
Inteneration In*ten`er*a"tion ([i^]n*t[e^]n`[~e]r*[=a]"sh[u^]n), n. The act or process of intenerating, or the state of being intenerated; softening. [R.] --Bacon. [1913 Webster]

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  • inteneration — noun see intenerate …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • inteneration — See intenerate. * * * …   Universalium

  • inteneration — in·ten·er·a·tion …   English syllables

  • inteneration — noun see intenerate …   Useful english dictionary

  • intenerate — inteneration, n. /in ten euh rayt /, v.t., intenerated, intenerating. to make soft or tender; soften. [1585 95; IN 2 + L tener TENDER1 + ATE1] * * * …   Universalium

  • intenerate — transitive verb ( ated; ating) Etymology: 2in + Latin tener soft, tender more at tender Date: 1576 to make tender ; soften • inteneration noun …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • melting — I. a. 1. Dissolving, softening. 2. Affecting. II. n. 1. Fusion. 2. Inteneration …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • intenerate —   v.t. soften.    ♦ inteneration, n …   Dictionary of difficult words

  • intenerate — [in ten′ər āt΄] vt. intenerated, intenerating [ IN 1 + L tener, TENDER1 + ATE1] Rare to make tender or soft inteneration n …   English World dictionary

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