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Friday, May 25, 2012

ingeminate

\in-JEM-uh-neyt\ , verb;
1.
To repeat; reiterate.
Quotes:
Sitting among his friends, often, after a deep silence and frequent sighs, he would with a shrill and sad accent ingeminate the word Peace, Peace...
-- Christopher Ricks, Essays in Appreciation
Mr. Dott's spirits were a little dashed, especially as Niven with a fateful countenance continued to ingeminate the word “Hungrygrain.”
-- Arthur Train, Tutt and Mr. Tutt
Origin:
Ingeminate comes from the Latin word ingemināre which meant "to repeat or redouble."
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