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- n. The condition of being intermediate
- n. intervention
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. Interposition; intervention.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The state of being intermediate, or of acting intermediately; intermediate agency; interposition; intervention.
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Obviously we all understand that the whole period of growing up is one long exercise in intermediacy.
The intermediacy of the archaeocete whales of Wadi Al-Hitan is corroborated by skeletal features like the retention of well-formed hind limbs, feet, and toes in Basilosaurus and in Dorudon.
In the intermediacy, the brain begins to hallucinate, to supply the visual and experiential cues of the dream-state without unconsciousness.
It is only a short step from this to agreeing that no intermediacy, of names or anything else, between the would-be knower and the object known can do anything but impede the learning process.
Great diversity occurs in this lower area representing degrees of intermediacy between the redband and the coastal rainbow trout.
In other words, Lord Worth, through the invaluable intermediacy of Commander Larsen, picked his men with extreme care.
Not only is it phrased in the most friendly terms, but it invites a submission of further evidence regarding the Lusitania's alleged guns and even the resumption of negotiations with Great Britain through American intermediacy.
Since it has a nature which is peculiar to itself and different from our individual nature, it pursues ends which are likewise special to it; but, as it cannot attain them except through our intermediacy; it imperiously demands our aid.
Edwin was often astonished at the increasing resemblance of Clara to her aunt, with whom, thanks to the unconscious intermediacy of babies, she was even indeed quite intimate.
Several of the aspirants to Ice-Heart's hand had been chosen by them and conveyed to the neighborhood of the palace by their intermediacy from remote lands.