(Latin: between; among, mutually, together; on the inside, internal)
Although abstracted from the many compounds in which it entered English, the form inter- was not generally considered a living prefix in English until the 1400s.
During the later period of Middle English many words borrowed in the Old and Middle French forms entre-, enter- began to be consciously respelled with Latin inter-; although vestiges of the older French borrowings are found in entertain and enterprise.
The living prefix inter- is now freely added to almost any element in English to create such formations with the meaning of "between" and "among". The words formed by intra- are closely related to this inter- prefix; in fact, they both apparently came from the same Latin source.
Trisha was interlarding her political speech with her personal feelings about how women have been unjustly deprived of equal rights in businesses.
Trina always interlards her conversations with sarcasms.
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2. Someone who takes part in a conversation, often formally or officially.
3. The man in the middle of the line of performers in a minstrel troupe, who acts as the announcer and banters (lighthearted teasing or amusing remarks) with the end men.
2. Pronounced or decided during the course of an action, or suit, and merely temporary or provisional in nature.
3. Involving or characteristic of a conversation or a discussion.