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

Not in the flesh; spiritual.

[Obs.]

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.]

1.

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.

2.

Flesh-colored; rosy; red.

[Obs.]

Holland.

 

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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.

[R.]

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

 

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