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#127162 - 04/09/04 03:08 PM intenerate
Date: Thu May 15 00:03:07 EDT 2003
intenerate (in-TEN-uh-rayt) verb tr.
To make tender or to soften.
[From Latin in- + tener (tender).]
"Thus she contrives to intenerate the granite and felspar, takes
the boar out and puts the lamb in, and keeps her balance true."
Ralph Waldo Emerson, Compensation; 1841.
"Laughter-loving goddess, worldly pleasure's queen,
Intenerate that heart that sets so light."
Samuel Daniel; To Delia: 10; 1592
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