Intombment to Intrigue
(In*tomb"ment) n. See Entombment.
(In"to*nate) v. i. [L. intonatus, p. p. of intonare to thunder, resound.] To thunder. [Obs.]
(In"to*nate), v. i. [imp. & p. p. Intonated ; p. pr. & vb. n. Intonating ] [See Intone.]
1. (Mus.) To sound the tones of the musical scale; to practice the sol-fa.
2. To modulate the voice in a musical, sonorous, and measured manner, as in reading the liturgy; to
(In"to*nate), v. t. To utter in a musical or sonorous manner; to chant; as, to intonate the liturgy.
(In`to*na"tion) n. [See 1st Intonate.] A thundering; thunder. [Obs.] Bailey.
(In`to*na"tion), n. [Cf. F. intonation. See Intone.] (Mus.) (a) The act of sounding the
tones of the musical scale. (b) Singing or playing in good tune or otherwise; as, her intonation was
false. (c) Reciting in a musical prolonged tone; intonating, or singing of the opening phrase of a plain-
chant, psalm, or canticle by a single voice, as of a priest. See Intone, v. t.
(In*tone") v. t. [imp. & p. p. Intoned ; p. pr. & vb. n. Intoning.] [LL. intonare, intonatum; pref.
in- in + L. tonus tone. See Tone and cf. Entune, Intonate.] To utter with a musical or prolonged
note or tone; to chant; as, to intone the church service.
(In*tone"), v. i. To utter a prolonged tone or a deep, protracted sound; to speak or recite in a
measured, sonorous manner; to intonate. Pope.
(In*tor"sion) n. [L. intortio a curling, crisping: cf. F. intorsion. See Intort, and cf. Intortion.]
1. A winding, bending, or twisting.
2. (Bot.) The bending or twining of any part of a plant toward one side or the other, or in any direction
from the vertical.
(In*tort") v. t. [imp. & p. p. Intorted; p. pr. & vb. n. Intorting.] [L. intortus, p. p. of intoquere
to twist; pref. in- in + torquere to twist.] To twist in and out; to twine; to wreathe; to wind; to wring. Pope.
(In*tor"tion) n. See Intorsion.
(In*tox"i*cant) n. That which intoxicates; an intoxicating agent; as, alcohol, opium, and laughing
gas are intoxicants.
(In*tox"i*cate) a. [LL. intoxicatus, p. p. of intoxicare to drug or poison; pref. in- in + L. toxicum
a poison in which arrows were dipped, Gr. fr. pertaining to a bow. See Toxic.]
2. Overexcited, as with joy or grief.
Alas, good mother, be not intoxicate for me;Chapman.
I am well enough.
(In*tox"i*cate) v. t. [imp. & p. p. Intoxicated ; p. pr. & vb. n. Intoxicating.]
1. To poison; to drug. South.