Intenerate vs Intemerate - What's the difference?

intenerate | intemerate |


As a verb intenerate

is to soften; tenderize.

As an adjective intemerate is

(rare) pure, undefiled, chaste.

intenerate

English

Verb

(intenerat)
  • To soften; tenderize.
  • * Bishop Hall
  • Fear intenerates the heart.
  • * Jeremy Taylor
  • So have I seen the little purls of a stream intenerate the stubborn pavement.

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    intemerate

    English

    Alternative forms

    * intemerated (qualifier)

    Adjective

    (en adjective)
  • (rare) pure, undefiled, chaste