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- n. Act of tepefying; a becoming tepid.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. Act of tepefying.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The act or operation of making tepid, or moderately warm.
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She was looking at those coots, who were full of an idea that the winter had spent itself in that east wind, that the gloss of spring plumage must be now upon their necks, and that they felt their toes growing warmer toward the downy tepefaction of a perfect nest.