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tepefy

/ˈtɛpɪˌfaɪ/
verb -fies, -fying, -fied
1.
to make or become tepid
Derived Forms
tepefaction (ˌtɛpɪˈfækʃən) noun
Word Origin
C17: from Latin tepēre
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  • With this Alfred, however, he was conscious of a glacial current, which not all the young man's cordiality could tepefy.

    Ghetto Tragedies Israel Zangwill

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