tepefy

/ (ˈtɛpɪˌfaɪ) /

verb -fies, -fying or -fied

to make or become tepid

Nearby words

  1. tepal,
  2. tepary bean,
  3. tepe,
  4. tepe gawra,
  5. tepee,
  6. tepexpán man,
  7. tephillin,
  8. tephra,
  9. tephrite,
  10. tephritic

Derived Formstepefaction (ˌtɛpɪˈfækʃən), noun

Word Origin for tepefy

C17: from Latin tepēre

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Examples from the Web for tepefy

  • With this Alfred, however, he was conscious of a glacial current, which not all the young man's cordiality could tepefy.

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