Inteneration to Intercede
(In*ten`er*a"tion) n. The act or process of intenerating, or the state of being intenerated; softening.
(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.Shak.
(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;
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.Hawthorne.
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 prideLongfellow.
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.Bacon.