Inteneration to Intercede

(In*ten`er*a"tion) n. The act or process of intenerating, or the state of being intenerated; softening. [R.] Bacon.

(In*ten"i*ble) a. [Pref. in- not + L. tenere to hold: cf. L. intenibilis not to be grasped. Cf. Intenable.] Incapable of holding or containing. [Obs.]

This captious and intenible sieve.

(In*ten"sate) v. t. [imp. & p. p. Intensated ; p. pr. & vb. n. Intensating.] [See Intense.] To intensify. [R.] Emerson.

(In`ten*sa"tion) n. The act or process of intensifying; intensification; climax. [R.] Carlyle.

(In*ten"sa*tive) a. Adding intensity; intensifying.

(In*tense") a. [L. intensus stretched, tight, p. p. of intendere to stretch: cf. F. intense. See Intend, and cf. Intent, and cf. Intent, a.]

1. Strained; tightly drawn; kept on the stretch; strict; very close or earnest; as, intense study or application; intense thought.

2. Extreme in degree; excessive; immoderate; as: (a) Ardent; fervent; as, intense heat. (b) Keen; biting; as, intense cold. (c) Vehement; earnest; exceedingly strong; as, intense passion or hate. (d) Very severe; violent; as, intense pain or anguish. (e) Deep; strong; brilliant; as, intense color or light.

In this intense seclusion of the forest.

(In*tense"ly), adv.

1. Intently. [Obs.] J. Spencer.

2. To an extreme degree; as, weather intensely cold.

(In*tense"ness), n. The state or quality of being intense; intensity; as, the intenseness of heat or cold; the intenseness of study or thought.

(In*ten`si*fi*ca"tion) n. The act or process of intensifying, or of making more intense.

(In*ten"si*fi`er) n. One who or that which intensifies or strengthens; in photography, an agent used to intensify the lights or shadows of a picture.

(In*ten"si*fy) v. t. [imp. & p. p. Intensified ; p. pr. & vb. n. Intensifying ] [Intense + - fly.] To render more intense; as, to intensify heat or cold; to intensify colors; to intensify a photographic negative; to intensify animosity. Bacon.

How piercing is the sting of pride
By want embittered and intensified.

(In*ten"si*fy), v. i. To become intense, or more intense; to act with increasing power or energy.

(In*ten"sion) n. [L. intensio: cf. F. intension. See Intend, and cf. Intention.]

1. A straining, stretching, or bending; the state of being strained; as, the intension of a musical string.

2. Increase of power or energy of any quality or thing; intenseness; fervency. Jer. Taylor.

Sounds . . . likewise do rise and fall with the intension or remission of the wind.

  By PanEris using Melati.

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