intenerate

verb
in·​ten·​er·​ate | \in-ˈte-nə-ˌrāt \
intenerated; intenerating

Definition of intenerate 

transitive verb

: to make tender : soften

Other Words from intenerate

inteneration \in-​ˌte-​nə-​ˈrā-​shən \ noun

First Known Use of intenerate

1576, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for intenerate

in- entry 2 + Latin tener soft, tender — more at tender entry 1

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