In*ten"er*ate (?), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Intenerated (?); p. pr. & vb. n. Intenerating.] [Pref. in- in + L. tener soft, tender. See Tender, a.]

To make tender or sensitive; to soften.

Fear intenerates the heart. Bp. Hall.

So have I seen the little purls of a stream . . . intenerate the stubborn pavement. Jer. Taylor.


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In*ten"er*ate (?), a.

Made tender or soft; softened.



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