In*car"nate (?), a. [Pref. in- not + carnate.]

Not in the flesh; spiritual.


I fear nothing . . . that devil carnate or incarnate can fairly do. Richardson.


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In*car"nate, a. [L. incarnatus, p. p. of incarnare to incarnate, pref. in- in + caro, carnis, flesh. See Carnal.]


Invested with flesh; embodied in a human nature and form; united with, or having, a human body.

Here shalt thou sit incarnate. Milton.

He represents the emperor and his wife as two devils incarnate, sent into the world for the destruction of mankind. Jortin.


Flesh-colored; rosy; red.




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In*car"nate (?), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Incarnated (?); p. pr. & vb. n. Incarnating (?).]

To clothe with flesh; to embody in flesh; to invest, as spirits, ideals, etc., with a human from or nature.

This essence to incarnate and imbrute, That to the height of deity aspired. Milton.


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In*car"nate, v. i.

To form flesh; to granulate, as a wound.


My uncle Toby's wound was nearly well -- 't was just beginning to incarnate. Sterne.


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