13 letter words ending in ion

Acceptilation (n.) Gratuitous discharge; a release from debt or obligation without payment; free remission.

Acclimatation (n.) Acclimatization.

Accombination (n.) A combining together.

Accommodation (n.) The act of fitting or adapting, or the state of being fitted or adapted; adaptation; adjustment; -- followed by to.

Accommodation (n.) Willingness to accommodate; obligingness.

Accommodation (n.) Whatever supplies a want or affords ease, refreshment, or convenience; anything furnished which is desired or needful; -- often in the plural; as, the accommodations -- that is, lodgings and food -- at an inn.

Accommodation (n.) An adjustment of differences; state of agreement; reconciliation; settlement.

Accommodation (n.) The application of a writer's language, on the ground of analogy, to something not originally referred to or intended.

Accommodation (n.) A loan of money.

Accommodation (n.) An accommodation bill or note.

Accreditation (n.) The act of accrediting; as, letters of accreditation.

Acetification (n.) The act of making acetous or sour; the process of converting, or of becoming converted, into vinegar.

Acidification (n.) The act or process of acidifying, or changing into an acid.

Actualization (n.) A making actual or really existent.

Adipoceration (n.) The act or process of changing into adipocere.

Admensuration (n.) Same as Admeasurement.

Admortization (n.) The reducing or lands or tenements to mortmain. See Mortmain.

Afforestation (n.) The act of converting into forest or woodland.

Agglomeration (n.) The act or process of collecting in a mass; a heaping together.

Agglomeration (n.) State of being collected in a mass; a mass; cluster.

Agglutination (n.) The act of uniting by glue or other tenacious substance; the state of being thus united; adhesion of parts.

Agglutination (n.) Combination in which root words are united with little or no change of form or loss of meaning. See Agglutinative, 2.

Amplification (n.) The act of amplifying or enlarging in dimensions; enlargement; extension.

Amplification (n.) The enlarging of a simple statement by particularity of description, the use of epithets, etc., for rhetorical effect; diffuse narrative or description, or a dilating upon all the particulars of a subject.

Amplification (n.) The matter by which a statement is amplified; as, the subject was presented without amplifications.

Anatomization (n.) The act of anatomizing.

Anglicization (n.) The act of anglicizing, or making English in character.

Animadversion (n.) The act or power of perceiving or taking notice; direct or simple perception.

Animadversion (n.) Monition; warning.

Animadversion (n.) Remarks by way of criticism and usually of censure; adverse criticism; reproof; blame.

Animadversion (n.) Judicial cognizance of an offense; chastisement; punishment.

Animalization (n.) The act of animalizing; the giving of animal life, or endowing with animal properties.

Animalization (n.) Conversion into animal matter by the process of assimilation.

Antecommunion (n.) A name given to that part of the Anglican liturgy for the communion, which precedes the consecration of the elements.

Antiattrition (n.) Anything to prevent the effects of friction, esp. a compound lubricant for machinery, etc., often consisting of plumbago, with some greasy material; antifriction grease.

Antilibration (n.) A balancing; equipoise.

Appendication (n.) An appendage.

Appropriation (n.) The act of setting apart or assigning to a particular use or person, or of taking to one's self, in exclusion of all others; application to a special use or purpose, as of a piece of ground for a park, or of money to carry out some object.

Appropriation (n.) Anything, especially money, thus set apart.

Appropriation (n.) The severing or sequestering of a benefice to the perpetual use of a spiritual corporation. Blackstone.

Appropriation (n.) The application of payment of money by a debtor to his creditor, to one of several debts which are due from the former to the latter.

Approximation (n.) The act of approximating; a drawing, advancing or being near; approach; also, the result of approximating.

Approximation (n.) An approach to a correct estimate, calculation, or conception, or to a given quantity, quality, etc.

Approximation (n.) A continual approach or coming nearer to a result; as, to solve an equation by approximation.

Approximation (n.) A value that is nearly but not exactly correct.

Argumentation (n.) The act of forming reasons, making inductions, drawing conclusions, and applying them to the case in discussion; the operation of inferring propositions, not known or admitted as true, from facts or principles known, admitted, or proved to be true.

Argumentation (n.) Debate; discussion.

Aromatization (n.) The act of impregnating or secting with aroma.

Assassination (n.) The act of assassinating; a killing by treacherous violence.

Attemperation (n.) The act of attempering or regulating.

Authorization (n.) The act of giving authority or legal power; establishment by authority; sanction or warrant.

Averruncation (n.) The act of averting.

Averruncation (n.) Eradication.

Backwardation (n.) The seller's postponement of delivery of stock or shares, with the consent of the buyer, upon payment of a premium to the latter; -- also, the premium so paid. See Contango.

Beatification (n.) The act of beatifying, or the state of being beatified; esp., in the R. C. Church, the act or process of ascertaining and declaring that a deceased person is one of "the blessed," or has attained the second degree of sanctity, -- usually a stage in the process of canonization.

Brutalization (n.) The act or process of making brutal; state of being brutalized.

Calcification (n.) The process of change into a stony or calcareous substance by the deposition of lime salt; -- normally, as in the formation of bone and of teeth; abnormally, as in calcareous degeneration of tissue.

Caprification (n.) The practice of hanging, upon the cultivated fig tree, branches of the wild fig infested with minute hymenopterous insects.

Carbonatation (n.) The saturation of defecated beet juice with carbonic acid gas.

Carbonization (n.) The act or process of carbonizing.

Carburization (n.) The act, process, or result of carburizing.

Carnification (n.) The act or process of turning to flesh, or to a substance resembling flesh.

Catechisation (n.) The act of catechising.

Cauterization (n.) The act of searing some morbid part by the application of a cautery or caustic; also, the effect of such application.

Centesimation (n.) The infliction of the death penalty upon one person in every hundred, as in cases of mutiny.

Cephalization (n.) Domination of the head in animal life as expressed in the physical structure; localization of important organs or parts in or near the head, in animal development.

Certification (n.) The act of certifying.

Chitinization (n.) The process of becoming chitinous.

Chylification (n.) The formation of chyle. See Chylifaction.

Chymification (n.) The conversion of food into chyme by the digestive action of gastric juice.

Cicatrization (n.) The process of forming a cicatrix, or the state of being cicatrized.

Circumclusion (n.) Act of inclosing on all sides.

Circumduction (n.) A leading about; circumlocution.

Circumduction (n.) An annulling; cancellation.

Circumduction (n.) The rotation of a limb round an imaginary axis, so as to describe a concial surface.

Circumflexion (n.) The act of bending, or causing to assume a curved form.

Circumflexion (n.) A winding about; a turning; a circuity; a fold.

Circumvection (n.) The act of carrying anything around, or the state of being so carried.

Circumvention (n.) The act of prevailing over another by arts, address, or fraud; deception; fraud; imposture; delusion.

Clarification (n.) The act or process of making clear or transparent, by freeing visible impurities; as, the clarification of wine.

Clarification (n.) The act of freeing from obscurities.

Coagmentation (n.) The act of joining, or the state of being joined, together; union.

Cognomination (n.) A cognomen or surname.

Coinquination (n.) Defilement.

Collaboration (n.) The act of working together; united labor.

Commemoration (n.) The act of commemorating; an observance or celebration designed to honor the memory of some person or event.

Commemoration (n.) Whatever serves the purpose of commemorating; a memorial.

Commiseration (n.) The act of commiserating; sorrow for the wants, afflictions, or distresses of another; pity; compassion.

Communication (n.) The act or fact of communicating; as, communication of smallpox; communication of a secret.

Communication (n.) Intercourse by words, letters, or messages; interchange of thoughts or opinions, by conference or other means; conference; correspondence.

Communication (n.) Association; company.

Communication (n.) Means of communicating; means of passing from place to place; a connecting passage; connection.

Communication (n.) That which is communicated or imparted; intelligence; news; a verbal or written message.

Communication (n.) Participation in the Lord's supper.

Communication (n.) A trope, by which a speaker assumes that his hearer is a partner in his sentiments, and says we, instead of I or you.

Compagination (n.) Union of parts; structure.

Comprehension (n.) The act of comprehending, containing, or comprising; inclusion.

Comprehension (n.) That which is comprehended or inclosed within narrow limits; a summary; an epitome.

Comprehension (n.) The capacity of the mind to perceive and understand; the power, act, or process of grasping with the intellect; perception; understanding; as, a comprehension of abstract principles.

Comprehension (n.) The complement of attributes which make up the notion signified by a general term.

Comprehension (n.) A figure by which the name of a whole is put for a part, or that of a part for a whole, or a definite number for an indefinite.

Concameration (n.) An arch or vault.

Concameration (n.) A chamber of a multilocular shell.

Concatenation (n.) A series of links united; a series or order of things depending on each other, as if linked together; a chain, a succession.

Concentration (n.) The act or process of concentrating; the process of becoming concentrated, or the state of being concentrated; concentration.

Concentration (n.) The act or process of reducing the volume of a liquid, as by evaporation.

Concentration (n.) The act or process of removing the dress of ore and of reducing the valuable part to smaller compass, as by currents of air or water.

Condescension (n.) The act of condescending; voluntary descent from one's rank or dignity in intercourse with an inferior; courtesy toward inferiors.

Confabulation (n.) Familiar talk; easy, unrestrained, unceremonious conversation.

Confarreation (n.) A form of marriage among the Romans, in which an offering of bread was made, in presence of the high priest and at least ten witnesses.

Confederation (n.) The act of confederating; a league; a compact for mutual support; alliance, particularly of princes, nations, or states.

Confederation (n.) The parties that are confederated, considered as a unit; a confederacy.

Configuration (n.) Form, as depending on the relative disposition of the parts of a thing' shape; figure.

Configuration (n.) Relative position or aspect of the planets; the face of the horoscope, according to the relative positions of the planets at any time.

Conflagration (n.) A fire extending to many objects, or over a large space; a general burning.

Confrontation (n.) Act of confrontating.

Conglaciation (n.) The act or process of changing into ice, or the state of being converted to ice; a freezing; congelation; also, a frost.

Connumeration (n.) A reckoning together.

Consideration (n.) The act or process of considering; continuous careful thought; examination; contemplation; deliberation; attention.

Consideration (n.) Attentive respect; appreciative regard; -- used especially in diplomatic or stately correspondence.

Consideration (n.) Thoughtful or sympathetic regard or notice.

Consideration (n.) Claim to notice or regard; some degree of importance or consequence.

Consideration (n.) The result of delibration, or of attention and examonation; matured opinion; a reflection; as, considerations on the choice of a profession.

Consideration (n.) That which is, or should be, taken into account as a ground of opinion or action; motive; reason.

Consideration (n.) The cause which moves a contracting party to enter into an agreement; the material cause of a contract; the price of a stripulation; compensation; equivalent.

Consolidation (n.) The act or process of consolidating, making firm, or uniting; the state of being consolidated; solidification; combination.

Consolidation (n.) To organic cohesion of different circled in a flower; adnation.

Consolidation (n.) The combination of several actions into one.

Conspissation (n.) A making thick or viscous; thickness; inspissation.

Conspurcation (n.) The act of defiling; defilement; pollution.

Constellation (n.) A cluster or group of fixed stars, or dvision of the heavens, designated in most cases by the name of some animal, or of some mythologial personage, within whose imaginary out

Constellation (n.) An assemblage of splendors or excellences.

Constellation (n.) Fortune; fate; destiny.

Consternation (n.) Amazement or horror that confounds the faculties, and incapacitates for reflection; terror, combined with amazement; dismay.

Constupration (n.) The act of ravishing; violation; defilement.

Contamination (n.) The act or process of contaminating; pollution; defilement; taint; also, that which contaminates.

Contemplation (n.) The act of the mind in considering with attention; continued attention of the mind to a particular subject; meditation; musing; study.

Contemplation (n.) Holy meditation.

Contemplation (n.) The act of looking forward to an event as about to happen; expectation; the act of intending or purposing.

Contradiction (n.) An assertion of the contrary to what has been said or affirmed; denial of the truth of a statement or assertion; contrary declaration; gainsaying.

Contradiction (n.) Direct opposition or repugnancy; inconsistency; incongruity or contrariety; one who, or that which, is inconsistent.

Contravention (n.) The act of contravening; opposition; obstruction; transgression; violation.

Contraversion (n.) A turning to the opposite side; antistrophe.

Controversion (n.) Act of controverting; controversy.

Cornification (n.) Conversion into, or formation of, horn; a becoming like horn.

Corroboration (n.) The act of corroborating, strengthening, or confirming; addition of strength; confirmation; as, the corroboration of an argument, or of information.

Corroboration (n.) That which corroborates.

Counteraction (n.) Action in opposition; hindrance resistance.

Damnification (n.) That which causes damage or loss.

Decomposition (n.) The state of being reduced into original elements.

Decomposition (n.) Repeated composition; a combination of compounds.

Decortication (n.) The act of stripping off the bark, rind, hull, or outer coat.

Decrepitation (n.) The act of decrepitating; a crackling noise, such as salt makes when roasting.

Deduplication (n.) The division of that which is morphologically one organ into two or more, as the division of an organ of a plant into a pair or cluster.

Defibrination (n.) The act or process of depriving of fibrin.

Deglutination (n.) The act of ungluing.

Dehonestation (n.) A dishonoring; disgracing.

Delacrymation (n.) An involuntary discharge of watery humors from the eyes; wateriness of the eyes.

Deltafication (n.) The formation of a delta or of deltas.

Demonstration (n.) The act of demonstrating; an exhibition; proof; especially, proof beyond the possibility of doubt; indubitable evidence, to the senses or reason.

Demonstration (n.) An expression, as of the feelings, by outward signs; a manifestation; a show.

Demonstration (n.) The exhibition and explanation of a dissection or other anatomical preparation.

Demonstration (n.) (Mil.) a decisive exhibition of force, or a movement indicating an attack.

Demonstration (n.) The act of proving by the syllogistic process, or the proof itself.

Demonstration (n.) A course of reasoning showing that a certain result is a necessary consequence of assumed premises; -- these premises being definitions, axioms, and previously established propositions.

Denticulation (n.) The state of being set with small notches or teeth.

Denticulation (n.) A diminutive tooth; a denticle.

Deodorization (n.) The act of depriving of odor, especially of offensive odors resulting from impurities.

Deoxidization (n.) Deoxidation.

Deoxygenation (n.) The act or operation of depriving of oxygen.

Dephlegmation (n.) The operation of separating water from spirits and acids, by evaporation or repeated distillation; -- called also concentration, especially when acids are the subject of it.

Deterioration (n.) The process of growing worse, or the state of having grown worse.

Determination (n.) The act of determining, or the state of being determined.

Determination (n.) Bringing to an end; termination; limit.

Determination (n.) Direction or tendency to a certain end; impulsion.

Determination (n.) The quality of mind which reaches definite conclusions; decision of character; resoluteness.

Determination (n.) The state of decision; a judicial decision, or ending of controversy.

Determination (n.) That which is determined upon; result of deliberation; purpose; conclusion formed; fixed resolution.

Determination (n.) A flow, rush, or tendency to a particular part; as, a determination of blood to the head.

Determination (n.) The act, process, or result of any accurate measurement, as of length, volume, weight, intensity, etc.; as, the determination of the ohm or of the wave length of light; the determination of the salt in sea water, or the oxygen in the air.

Determination (n.) The act of defining a concept or notion by giving its essential constituents.

Determination (n.) The addition of a differentia to a concept or notion, thus limiting its extent; -- the opposite of generalization.

Determination (n.) The act of determining the relations of an object, as regards genus and species; the referring of minerals, plants, or animals, to the species to which they belong; classification; as, I am indebted to a friend for the determination of most of these shells.

Devirgination (n.) A deflouring.

Diffarreation (n.) A form of divorce, among the ancient Romans, in which a cake was used. See Confarreation.

Dignification (n.) The act of dignifying; exaltation.

Discalceation (n.) The act of pulling off the shoes or sandals.

Discoloration (n.) The act of discoloring, or the state of being discolored; alteration of hue or appearance.

Discoloration (n.) A discolored spot; a stain.

Discommission (v. t.) To deprive of a commission or trust.

Discomplexion (v. t.) To change the complexion or hue of.

Disconcertion (n.) The act of disconcerting, or state of being disconcerted; discomposure; perturbation.

Disconnection (n.) The act of disconnecting, or state of being disconnected; separation; want of union.

Disestimation (n.) Disesteem.

Disfiguration (n.) The act of disfiguring, or the state of being disfigured; defacement; deformity; disfigurement.

Disjudication (n.) Judgment; discrimination. See Dijudication.

Disobligation (n.) The act of disobliging.

Disobligation (n.) A disobliging act; an offense.

Disobligation (n.) Release from obligation.

Disoccupation (n.) The state of being unemployed; want of occupation.

Disordination (n.) The state of being in disorder; derangement; confusion.

Displantation (n.) The act of displanting; removal; displacement.

Dispossession (n.) The act of putting out of possession; the state of being dispossessed.

Dispossession (n.) The putting out of possession, wrongfully or otherwise, of one who is in possession of a freehold, no matter in what title; -- called also ouster.

Disproportion (n.) Want of proportion in form or quantity; lack of symmetry; as, the arm may be in disproportion to the body; the disproportion of the length of a building to its height.

Disproportion (n.) Want of suitableness, adequacy, or due proportion to an end or use; unsuitableness; disparity; as, the disproportion of strength or means to an object.

Disproportion (v. t.) To make unsuitable in quantity, form, or fitness to an end; to violate symmetry in; to mismatch; to join unfitly.

Disreputation (n.) Loss or want of reputation or good name; dishonor; disrepute; disesteem.

Dissemination (n.) The act of disseminating, or the state of being disseminated; diffusion for propagation and permanence; a scattering or spreading abroad, as of ideas, beliefs, etc.

Disseveration (n.) The act of disserving; disseverance.

Dissimilation (n.) The act of making dissimilar.

Dissimulation (n.) The act of dissembling; a hiding under a false appearance; concealment by feigning; false pretension; hypocrisy.

Diverberation (n.) A sounding through.

Domestication (n.) The act of domesticating, or accustoming to home; the action of taming wild animals.

Domiciliation (n.) The act of domiciliating; permanent residence; inhabitancy.

Dramatization (n.) Act of dramatizing.

Dulcification (n.) The act of dulcifying or sweetening.

Economization (n.) The act or practice of using to the best effect.

Effascination (n.) A charming; state of being bewitched or deluded.

Electrization (n.) The act of electrizing; electrification.

Emplastration (n.) The act or process of grafting by inoculation; budding.

Emplastration (n.) The application of a plaster or salve.

Encapsulation (n.) The act of inclosing in a capsule; the growth of a membrane around (any part) so as to inclose it in a capsule.

Entortilation (n.) A turning into a circle; round figures.

Equilibration (n.) Act of keeping a balance, or state of being balanced; equipoise.

Equilibration (n.) The process by which animal and vegetable organisms preserve a physiological balance.

Exauctoration (n.) See Exauthoration.

Exauthoration (n.) Deprivation of authority or dignity; degration.

Excerebration (n.) The act of removing or beating out the brains.

Excito-motion (n.) Motion excited by reflex nerves. See Excito-motory.

Excortication (n.) The act of stripping off bark, or the state of being thus stripped; decortication.

Expectoration (n.) The act of ejecting phlegm or mucus from the throat or lungs, by coughing, hawking, and spitting.

Expectoration (n.) That which is expectorated, as phlegm or mucus.

Expostulation (n.) The act of expostulating or reasoning with a person in opposition to some impropriety of conduct; remonstrance; earnest and kindly protest; dissuasion.

Expropriation (n.) The act of expropriating; the surrender of a claim to exclusive property; the act of depriving of ownership or proprietary rights.

Exsuscitation (n.) A stirring up; a rousing.

Extermination (n.) The act of exterminating; total destruction; eradication; excision; as, the extermination of inhabitants or tribes, of error or vice, or of weeds from a field.

Extermination (n.) Elimination.

Extravagation (n.) A wandering beyond limits; excess.

Extravasation (n.) The act of forcing or letting out of its proper vessels or ducts, as a fluid; effusion; as, an extravasation of blood after a rupture of the vessels.

Falsification (n.) The act of falsifying, or making false; a counterfeiting; the giving to a thing an appearance of something which it is not.

Falsification (n.) Willful misstatement or misrepresentation.

Falsification (n.) The showing an item of charge in an account to be wrong.

Ferrumination (n.) The soldering ir uniting of me/ als.

Fertilization (n.) The act or process of rendering fertile.

Fertilization (n.) The act of fecundating or impregnating animal or vegetable germs; esp., the process by which in flowers the pollen renders the ovule fertile, or an analogous process in flowerless plants; fecundation; impregnation.

Fedaliza/tion (n.) The act of reducing to feudal tenure.

Floccillation (n.) A delirious picking of bedclothes by a sick person, as if to pick off flocks of wool; carphology; -- an alarming symptom in acute diseases.

Florification (n.) The act, process, or time of flowering; florescence.

Formulization (n.) The act or process of reducing to a formula; the state of being formulized.

Fortification (n.) The act of fortifying; the art or science of fortifying places in order to defend them against an enemy.

Fortification (n.) That which fortifies; especially, a work or works erected to defend a place against attack; a fortified place; a fortress; a fort; a castle.

Fossilization (n.) The process of converting, or of being converted, into a fossil.

Frequentation (n.) The act or habit of frequenting or visiting often; resort.

Funambulation (n.) Ropedancing.

Galvanization (n.) The act of process of galvanizing.

Gemmification (n.) The production of a bud or gem.

Germanization (n.) The act of Germanizing.

Gesticulation (n.) The act of gesticulating, or making gestures to express passion or enforce sentiments.

Gesticulation (n.) A gesture; a motion of the body or limbs in speaking, or in representing action or passion, and enforcing arguments and sentiments.

Gesticulation (n.) Antic tricks or motions.

Glorification (n.) The act of glorifyng or of giving glory to.

Glorification (n.) The state of being glorifed; as, the glorification of Christ after his resurrection.

Graticulation (n.) The division of a design or draught into squares, in order the more easily to reproduce it in larger or smaller dimensions.

Gratification (n.) The act of gratifying, or pleasing, either the mind, the taste, or the appetite; as, the gratification of the palate, of the appetites, of the senses, of the desires, of the heart.

Gratification (n.) That which affords pleasure; satisfaction; enjoyment; fruition: delight.

Gratification (n.) A reward; a recompense; a gratuity.

Hallucination (n.) The act of hallucinating; a wandering of the mind; error; mistake; a blunder.

Hallucination (n.) The perception of objects which have no reality, or of sensations which have no corresponding external cause, arising from disorder or the nervous system, as in delirium tremens; delusion.

Harmonization (n.) The act of harmonizing.

Haruspication (n.) See Haruspicy.

Herborization (n.) The act of herborizing.

Herborization (n.) The figure of plants in minerals or fossils.

Horrification (n.) That which causes horror.

Horripilation (n.) A real or fancied bristling of the hair of the head or body, resulting from disease, terror, chil

Hybridization (n.) The act of hybridizing, or the state of being hybridized.

Hydrogenation (n.) The act of combining with hydrogen, or the state of being so combined.

Hypnotization (n.) The act or process of producing hypnotism.

Hypothecation (n.) The act or contract by which property is hypothecated; a right which a creditor has in or to the property of his debtor, in virtue of which he may cause it to be sold and the price appropriated in payment of his debt. This is a right in the thing, or jus in re.

Hypothecation (n.) A contract whereby, in consideration of money advanced for the necessities of the ship, the vessel, freight, or cargo is made liable for its repayment, provided the ship arrives in safety. It is usually effected by a bottomry bond. See Bottomry.

Illecebration (n.) Allurement.

Imperforation (n.) The state of being without perforation.

Impersonation (n.) Alt. of Impersonification

Impignoration (n.) The act of pawning or pledging; the state of being pawned.

Impreparation (n.) Want of preparation.

Improperation (n.) The act of upbraiding or taunting; a reproach; a taunt.

Impropriation (n.) The act of impropriating; as, the impropriation of property or tithes; also, that which is impropriated.

Impropriation (n.) The act of putting an ecclesiastical benefice in the hands of a layman, or lay corporation.

Impropriation (n.) A benefice in the hands of a layman, or of a lay corporation.

Improvisation (n.) The act or art of composing and rendering music, poetry, and the like, extemporaneously; as, improvisation on the organ.

Improvisation (n.) That which is improvised; an impromptu.

Inaffectation (n.) Freedom from affectation; naturalness.

Inapplication (n.) Want of application, attention, or diligence; negligence; indolence.

Incapsulation (n.) The process of becoming, or the state or condition of being, incapsulated; as, incapsulation of the ovum in the uterus.

Incarceration (n.) The act of confining, or the state of being confined; imprisonment.

Incarceration (n.) Formerly, strangulation, as in hernia.

Incarceration (n.) A constriction of the hernial sac, rendering it irreducible, but not great enough to cause strangulation.

Incommodation (n.) The state of being incommoded; inconvenience.

Incorporation (n.) The act of incorporating, or the state of being incorporated.

Incorporation (n.) The union of different ingredients in one mass; mixture; combination; synthesis.

Incorporation (n.) The union of something with a body already existing; association; intimate union; assimilation; as, the incorporation of conquered countries into the Roman republic.

Incorporation (n.) The act of creating a corporation.

Incorporation (n.) A body incorporated; a corporation.

Incrimination (n.) The act of incriminating; crimination.

Incultivation (n.) Want of cultivation.

Indisposition (n.) The state of being indisposed; disinclination; as, the indisposition of two substances to combine.

Indisposition (n.) A slight disorder or illness.

Indistinction (n.) Want of distinction or distinguishableness; confusion; uncertainty; indiscrimination.

Individuation (n.) The act of individuating or state of being individuated; individualization.

Inexpectation (n.) Absence of expectation.

Infraposition (n.) A situation or position beneath.

Infrigidation (n.) The act of chilling or causing to become cold; a chilling; coldness; congelation.

Ingravidation (n.) The state of being pregnant or impregnated.

Ingurgitation (n.) The act of swallowing greedily or immoderately; that which is so swallowed.

Inobservation (n.) Neglect or want of observation.

Instimulation (n.) Stimulation.

Insusurration (n.) The act of whispering into something.

Intercalation (n.) The insertion of a day, or other portion of time, in a calendar.

Intercalation (n.) The insertion or introduction of anything among others, as the insertion of a phrase,

Interjunction (n.) A mutual joining.

Interlocation (n.) A placing or coming between; interposition.

Interlocution (n.) Interchange of speech; dialogue; conversation; conference.

Interlocution (n.) An intermediate act or decree before final decision.

Interlocution (n.) Hence, intermediate argument or discussion.

Interlucation (n.) Act of thinning a wood to let in light.

Intermication (n.) A shining between or among.

Intermination (n.) A menace or threat.

Intermutation (n.) Interchange; mutual or reciprocal change.

Interpolation (n.) The act of introducing or inserting anything, especially that which is spurious or foreign.

Interpolation (n.) That which is introduced or inserted, especially something foreign or spurious.

Interpolation (n.) The method or operation of finding from a few given terms of a series, as of numbers or observations, other intermediate terms in conformity with the law of the series.

Interposition (n.) The act of interposing, or the state of being interposed; a being, placing, or coming between; mediation.

Interposition (n.) The thing interposed.

Interpunction (n.) The insertion of points between word or sentences; punctuation.

Interrelation (n.) Mutual or reciprocal relation; correlation.

Interrogation (n.) The act of interrogating or questioning; examination by questions; inquiry.

Interrogation (n.) A question put; an inquiry.

Interrogation (n.) A point, mark, or sign, thus [?], indicating that the sentence with which it is connected is a question. It is used to express doubt, or to mark a query. Called also interrogation point.

Interserttion (n.) The act of interserting, or that which is interserted.

Interspersion (n.) The act of interspersing, or the state of being interspersed.

Intervolution (n.) The state of being intervolved or coiled up; a convolution; as, the intervolutions of a snake.

Introgression (n.) The act of going in; entrance.

Intropression (n.) Pressure acting within.

Introspection (n.) A view of the inside or interior; a looking inward; specifically, the act or process of self-examination, or inspection of one's own thoughts and feelings; the cognition which the mind has of its own acts and states; self-consciousness; reflection.

Investigation (n.) The act of investigating; the process of inquiring into or following up; research; study; inquiry, esp. patient or thorough inquiry or examination; as, the investigations of the philosopher and the mathematician; the investigations of the judge, the moralist.

Irrecognition (n.) A failure to recognize; absence of recognition.

Jollification (n.) A merrymaking; noisy festivity.

Justification (n.) The act of justifying or the state of being justified; a showing or proving to be just or conformable to law, justice, right, or duty; defense; vindication; support; as, arguments in justification of the prisoner's conduct; his disobedience admits justification.

Justification (n.) The showing in court of a sufficient lawful reason why a party charged or accused did that for which he is called to answer.

Justification (n.) The act of justifying, or the state of being justified, in respect to God's requirements.

Justification (n.) Adjustment of type by spacing it so as to make it exactly fill a

Juxtaposition (v. i.) A placing or being placed in nearness or contiguity, or side by side; as, a juxtaposition of words.

Kaolinization (n.) The process by which feldspar is changed into kaolin.

Labialization (n.) The modification of an articulation by contraction of the lip opening.

Lignification (n.) A change in the character of a cell wall, by which it becomes harder. It is supposed to be due to an incrustation of lignin.

Lubrification (n.) Alt. of Lubrifaction

Machicolation (n.) The act of discharging missiles or pouring burning or melted substances upon assailants through such apertures.

Magnetization (n.) The act of magnetizing, or the state of being magnetized.

Magnification (n.) The act of magnifying; enlargement; exaggeration.

Malacissation (n.) The act of making soft or supple.

Maleficiation (n.) A bewitching.

Maleformation (n.) See Malformation.

Mammonization (n.) The process of making mammonish; the state of being under the influence of mammonism.

Manifestation (n.) The act of manifesting or disclosing, or the state of being manifested; discovery to the eye or to the understanding; also, that which manifests; exhibition; display; revelation; as, the manifestation of God's power in creation.

Martyrization (n.) Act of martyrizing, or state of being martyrized; torture.

Matriculation (n.) The act or process of matriculating; the state of being matriculated.

Mediatization (n.) The act of mediatizing.

Mellification (n.) The making or production of honey.

Mesmerization (n.) The act of mesmerizing; the state of being mesmerized.

Metallization (n.) The act or process of metallizing.

Methodization (n.) The act or process of methodizing, or the state of being methodized.

Metrification (n.) Composition in metrical form; versification.

Misallegation (n.) A erroneous statement or allegation.

Miscegenation (n.) A mixing of races; amalgamation, as by intermarriage of black and white.

Misconception (n.) Erroneous conception; false opinion; wrong understanding.

Misconclusion (n.) An erroneous inference or conclusion.

Misexposition (n.) Wrong exposition.

Misexpression (n.) Wrong expression.

Misordination (n.) Wrong ordination.

Misperception (n.) Erroneous perception.

Mispersuasion (n.) A false persuasion; wrong notion or opinion.

Misproportion (v. t.) To give wrong proportions to; to join without due proportion.

Missuggestion (n.) Wrong or evil suggestion.

Modernization (n.) The act of rendering modern in style; the act or process of causing to conform to modern of thinking or acting.

Mollification (n.) The act of mollifying, or the state of being mollified; a softening.

Mortification (n.) The act of mortifying, or the condition of being mortified

Mortification (n.) The death of one part of an animal body, while the rest continues to live; loss of vitality in some part of a living animal; gangrene.

Mortification (n.) Destruction of active qualities; neutralization.

Mortification (n.) Subjection of the passions and appetites, by penance, absistence, or painful severities inflicted on the body.

Mortification (n.) Hence: Deprivation or depression of self-approval; abatement or pride; humiliation; chagrin; vexation.

Mortification (n.) That which mortifies; the cause of humiliation, chagrin, or vexation.

Mortification (n.) A gift to some charitable or religious institution; -- nearly synonymous with mortmain.

Mummification (n.) The act of making a mummy.

Mundification (n.) The act or operation of cleansing.

Mystification (n.) The act of mystifying, or the state of being mystied; also, something designed to, or that does, mystify.

Neologization (n.) The act or process of neologizing.

Nigrification (n.) The act or process of making black.

Nitrification (n.) The act, process, or result of combining with nitrogen or some of its compounds.

Nitrification (n.) The act or process of oxidizing nitrogen or its compounds so as to form nitrous or nitric acid.

Nitrification (n.) A process of oxidation, in which nitrogenous vegetable and animal matter in the presence of air, moisture, and some basic substances, as lime or alkali carbonate, is converted into nitrates.

Noctivagation (n.) A roving or going about in the night.

Nonalienation (n.) Failure to alienate; also, the state of not being alienated.

Noncompletion (n.) Lack of completion; failure to complete.

Nonconduction (n.) The quality of not being able to conduct or transmit; failure to conduct.

Nondeposition (n.) A failure to deposit or throw down.

Nonlimitation (n.) Want of limitation; failure to limit.

Nonproduction (n.) A failure to produce or exhibit.

Nonsubmission (n.) Want of submission; failure or refusal to submit.

Normalization (n.) Reduction to a standard or normal state.

Nullification (n.) The act of nullifying; a rendering void and of no effect, or of no legal effect.

Objectivation (n.) Converting into an object.

Obsigillation (n.) A sealing up.

Obtenebration (n.) The act of darkening; the state of being darkened; darkness.

Orchestration (n.) The arrangement of music for an orchestra; orchestral treatment of a composition; -- called also instrumentation.

Ornamentation (n.) The act or art of ornamenting, or the state of being ornamented.

Ornamentation (n.) That which ornaments; ornament.

Overvaluation (n.) Excessive valuation; overestimate.

Ozonification (n.) The act or process of producing, or of subjecting to the action of, ozone.

Pandiculation (n.) A stretching and stiffening of the trunk and extremities, as when fatigued and drowsy.

Participation (n.) The act or state of participating, or sharing in common with others; as, a participation in joy or sorrows.

Participation (n.) Distribution; division into shares.

Participation (n.) community; fellowship; association.

Patrocination (n.) The act of patrocinating or patronizing.

Patronization (n.) The act of patronizing; patronage; support.

Pauperization (n.) The act or process of reducing to pauperism.

Perambulation (n.) The act of perambulating; traversing.

Perambulation (n.) An annual survey of boundaries, as of town, a parish, a forest, etc.

Perambulation (n.) A district within which one is authorized to make a tour of inspection.

Peregrination (n.) A traveling from one country to another; a wandering; sojourn in foreign countries.

Periclitation (n.) Trial; experiment.

Periclitation (n.) The state of being in peril.

Perlustration (n.) The act of viewing all over.

Perscrutation (n.) A thorough searching; a minute inquiry or scrutiny.

Pervigilation (n.) Careful watching.

Petrification (n.) See Petrifaction.

Petrification (n.) Fig.: Obduracy; callousness.

Phonetization (n.) The act, art, or process of representing sounds by phonetic signs.

Plebification (n.) A rendering plebeian; the act of vulgarizing.

Pluralization (n.) The act of pluralizing.

Pollicitation (n.) A voluntary engagement, or a paper containing it; a promise.

Pollicitation (n.) A promise without mutuality; a promise which has not been accepted by the person to whom it is made.

Postcomminion (n.) The concluding portion of the communion service.

Postcomminion (n.) A prayer or prayers which the priest says at Mass, after the ablutions.

Praefloration (n.) Same as Prefloration.

Praefoliation (n.) Same as Prefoliation.

Preaccusation (n.) Previous accusation.

Preadmonition (n.) Previous warning or admonition; forewarning.

Preambulation (n.) A walking or going before; precedence.

Preambulation (n.) A preamble.

Precipitation (n.) The act of precipitating, or the state of being precipitated, or thrown headlong.

Precipitation (n.) A falling, flowing, or rushing downward with violence and rapidity.

Precipitation (n.) Great hurry; rash, tumultuous haste; impetuosity.

Precipitation (n.) The act or process of precipitating from a solution.

Precollection (n.) A collection previously made.

Preconception (n.) The act of preconceiving; conception or opinion previously formed.

Preconcertion (n.) The act of preconcerting; preconcert.

Preconization (n.) A publishing by proclamation; a public proclamation.

Preconization (n.) A formal approbation by the pope of a person nominated to an ecclesiastical dignity.

Prededication (n.) A dedication made previously or beforehand.

Predomination (n.) The act or state of predominating; ascendency; predominance.

Prefiguration (n.) The act of prefiguring, or the state of being prefigured.

Preintimation (n.) Previous intimation; a suggestion beforehand.

Prejudication (n.) The act of prejudicating, or of judging without due examination of facts and evidence; prejudgment.

Prejudication (n.) A preliminary inquiry and determination about something which belongs to a matter in dispute.

Prejudication (n.) A previous treatment and decision of a point; a precedent.

Premeditation (n.) The act of meditating or contriving beforehand; previous deliberation; forethought.

Prenomination (n.) The act of prenominating; privilege of being named first.

Prenunciation (n.) The act of announcing or proclaiming beforehand.

Preoccupation (n.) The act of preoccupying, or taking possession of beforehand; the state of being preoccupied; prepossession.

Preoccupation (n.) Anticipation of objections.

Preordination (n.) The act of foreordaining: previous determination.

Prepossession (n.) Preoccupation; prior possession.

Prepossession (n.) Preoccupation of the mind by an opinion, or impression, already formed; preconceived opinion; previous impression; bias; -- generally, but not always, used in a favorable sense; as, the prepossessions of childhood.

Prestigiation (n.) Legerdemain; prestidigitation.

Presstriction (n.) Obstruction, dimness, or defect of sight.

Pretermission (n.) The act of passing by or omitting; omission.

Pretermission (n.) See Preterition.

Pretervection (n.) The act of carrying past or beyond.

Prevarication (n.) The act of prevaricating, shuffling, or quibbling, to evade the truth or the disclosure of truth; a deviation from the truth and fair dealing.

Prevarication (n.) A secret abuse in the exercise of a public office.

Prevarication (n.) The collusion of an informer with the defendant, for the purpose of making a sham prosecution.

Prevarication (n.) A false or deceitful seeming to undertake a thing for the purpose of defeating or destroying it.

Principiation (n.) Analysis into primary or elemental parts.

Progeneration (n.) The act of begetting; propagation.

Proliferation (n.) The continuous development of cells in tissue formation; cell formation.

Proliferation (n.) The production of numerous zooids by budding, especially when buds arise from other buds in succession.

Prolification (n.) The generation of young.

Prolification (n.) Reproduction by the growth of a plant, or part of a plant, directly from an older one, or by gemmae.

Pronunciation (n.) The act of uttering with articulation; the act of giving the proper sound and accent; utterance; as, the pronunciation of syllables of words; distinct or indistinct pronunciation.

Pronunciation (n.) The mode of uttering words or sentences.

Pronunciation (n.) The art of manner of uttering a discourse publicly with propriety and gracefulness; -- now called delivery.

Prosemination (n.) Propagation by seed.

Prosternation (n.) Dejection; depression.

Protuberation (n.) The act of swelling beyond the surrounding surface.

Pulverization (n.) The action of reducing to dust or powder.

Putrification (n.) Putrefaction.

Quadrisection (n.) A subdivision into four parts.

Qualification (n.) The act of qualifying, or the condition of being qualified.

Qualification (n.) That which qualifies; any natural endowment, or any acquirement, which fits a person for a place, office, or employment, or which enables him to sustian any character with success; an enabling quality or circumstance; requisite capacity or possession.

Qualification (n.) The act of limiting, or the state of being limited; that which qualifies by limiting; modification; restriction; hence, abatement; diminution; as, to use words without any qualification.

Ratiocination (n.) The process of reasoning, or deducing conclusions from premises; deductive reasoning.

Reaffirmation (n.) A second affirmation.

Reaggravation (n.) The last monitory, published after three admonitions and before the last excommunication.

Reapplication (n.) The act of reapplying, or the state of being reapplied.

Rebaptization (n.) A second baptism.

Reciprocation (n.) The act of reciprocating; interchange of acts; a mutual giving and returning; as, the reciprocation of kindnesses.

Reciprocation (n.) Alternate recurrence or action; as, the reciprocation of the sea in the flow and ebb of tides.

Recognization (n.) Recognition.

Recombination (n.) Combination a second or additional time.

Recompilation (n.) A new compilation.

Recomposition (n.) The act of recomposing.

Recrimination (n.) The act of recriminating; an accusation brought by the accused against the accuser; a counter accusation.

Rectification (n.) The act or operation of rectifying; as, the rectification of an error; the rectification of spirits.

Rectification (n.) The determination of a straight

Reduplication (n.) The act of doubling, or the state of being doubled.

Reduplication (n.) A figure in which the first word of a verse is the same as the last word of the preceding verse.

Reduplication (n.) The doubling of a stem or syllable (more or less modified), with the effect of changing the time expressed, intensifying the meaning, or making the word more imitative; also, the syllable thus added; as, L. tetuli; poposci.

Reedification (n.) The act reedifying; the state of being reedified.

Reembarkation (n.) A putting, or going, on board a vessel again.

Reexamination (n.) A repeated examination. See under Examination.

Reexportation (n.) The act of reexporting, or of exporting an import.

Refluctuation (n.) A flowing back; refluence.

Refocillation (n.) Restoration of strength by refreshment.

Refrigeration (n.) The act or process of refrigerating or cooling, or the state of being cooled.

Regermination (n.) A germinating again or anew.

Regurgitation (n.) The act of flowing or pouring back by the orifice of entrance

Regurgitation (n.) the reversal of the natural direction in which the current or contents flow through a tube or cavity of the body.

Regurgitation (n.) The act of swallowing again; reabsorption.

Reimportation (n.) The act of reimporting; also, that which is reimported.

Reintegration (n.) A renewing, or making whole again. See Redintegration.

Reliquidation (n.) A second or renewed liquidation; a renewed adjustment.

Remastication (n.) The act of masticating or chewing again or repeatedly.

Remonstration (n.) The act of remonstrating; remonstrance.

Republication (n.) A second publication, or a new publication of something before published, as of a former will, of a volume already published, or the like; specifically, the publication in one country of a work first issued in another; a reprint.

Repullulation (n.) The act of budding again; the state of having budded again.

Resuscitation (n.) The act of resuscitating, or state of being resuscitated.

Retrogression (n.) The act of retrograding, or going backward; retrogradation.

Retrospection (n.) The act, or the faculty, of looking back on things past.

Revendication (n.) The act of revendicating.

Reverberation (n.) The act of reverberating; especially, the act of reflecting light or heat, or reechoing sound; as, the reverberation of rays from a mirror; the reverberation of rays from a mirror; the reverberation of voices; the reverberation of heat or flame in a furnace.

Rhetorication (n.) Rhetorical amplification.

Russification (n.) The act or process of Russifying, or the state of being Russified.

Scarification (n.) The act of scarifying.

Scintillation (n.) The act of scintillating.

Scintillation (n.) A spark or flash emitted in scintillating.

Scorification (n.) The act, process, or result of scorifying, or reducing to a slag; hence, the separation from earthy matter by means of a slag; as, the scorification of ores.

Sedimentation (n.) The act of depositing a sediment; specifically (Geol.), the deposition of the material of which sedimentary rocks are formed.

Self-delation (n.) Accusation of one's self.

Self-delusion (n.) The act of deluding one's self, or the state of being thus deluded.

Self-devotion (n.) The act of devoting one's self, or the state of being self-devoted; willingness to sacrifice one's own advantage or happiness for the sake of others; self-sacrifice.

Seguestration (n.) The act of separating, or setting aside, a thing in controversy from the possession of both the parties that contend for it, to be delivered to the one adjudged entitled to it. It may be voluntary or involuntary.

Seguestration (n.) A prerogative process empowering certain commissioners to take and hold a defendant's property and receive the rents and profits thereof, until he clears himself of a contempt or performs a decree of the court.

Seguestration (n.) The seizure of the property of an individual for the use of the state; particularly applied to the seizure, by a belligerent power, of debts due from its subjects to the enemy.

Seguestration (n.) The state of being separated or set aside; separation; retirement; seclusion from society.

Seguestration (n.) Disunion; disjunction.

Sermocination (n.) The making of speeches or sermons; sermonizing.

Signification (n.) The act of signifying; a making known by signs or other means.

Signification (n.) That which is signified or made known; that meaning which a sign, character, or token is intended to convey; as, the signification of words.

Solemnization (n.) The act of solemnizing; celebration; as, the solemnization of a marriage.

Spargefaction (n.) The act of sprinkling.

Specification (n.) The act of specifying or determining by a mark or limit; notation of limits.

Specification (n.) The designation of particulars; particular mention; as, the specification of a charge against an officer.

Sporification (n.) Spore formation. See Spore formation (b), under Spore.

Sterilization (n.) The act or process of sterilizing, or rendering sterile; also, the state of being sterile.

Strangulation (n.) The act of strangling, or the state of being strangled.

Strangulation (n.) Inordinate compression or constriction of a tube or part, as of the throat; especially, such as causes a suspension of breathing, of the passage of contents, or of the circulation, as in cases of hernia.

Subincusation (n.) A slight charge or accusation.

Subindication (n.) The act of indicating by signs; a slight indication.

Subingression (n.) Secret entrance.

Subinvolution (n.) Partial or incomplete involution; as, subinvolution of the uterus.

Subordination (n.) The act of subordinating, placing in a lower order, or subjecting.

Subordination (n.) The quality or state of being subordinate or inferior to an other; inferiority of rank or dignity; subjection.

Subordination (n.) Place of inferior rank.

Subtilization (n.) The act of making subtile.

Subtilization (n.) The operation of making so volatile as to rise in steam or vapor.

Subtilization (n.) Refinement; subtlety; extreme attenuation.

Suffumigation (n.) The operation of suffumigating.

Superaddition (n.) The act of adding something in excess or something extraneous; also, something which is added in excess or extraneously.

Superfetation (n.) The formation of a fetus at the result of an impregnation occurring after another impregnation but before the birth of the offspring produced by it. This is possible only when there is a double uterus, or where menstruation persists up to the time of the second impregnation.

Supernatation (n.) The act of floating on the surface of a fluid.

Superposition (n.) The act of superposing, or the state of being superposed; as, the superposition of rocks; the superposition of one plane figure on another, in geometry.

Suppeditation (n.) Supply; aid afforded.

Supplantation (n.) The act of supplanting or displacing.

Syllabication (n.) The act of forming syllables; the act or method of dividing words into syllables. See Guide to Pron., /275.

Syllogization (n.) A reasoning by syllogisms.

Symbolization (n.) The act of symbolizing; symbolical representation.

Syphilization (n.) Inoculation with the syphilitic virus, especially when employed as a preventive measure, like vaccination.

Systemization (n.) The act or process of systematizing; systematization.

Tantalization (n.) The act of tantalizing, or state of being tantalized.

Temporization (n.) The act of temporizing.

Testification (n.) The act of testifying, or giving testimony or evidence; as, a direct testification of our homage to God.

Thermotension (n.) A process of increasing the strength of wrought iron by heating it to a determinate temperature, and giving to it, while in that state, a mechanical strain or tension in the direction in which the strength is afterward to be exerted.

Thurification (n.) The act of fuming with incense, or the act of burning incense.

Transcolation (n.) Act of transcolating, or state of being transcolated.

Transcription (n.) The act or process of transcribing, or copying; as, corruptions creep into books by repeated transcriptions.

Transcription (n.) A copy; a transcript.

Transgression (n.) The act of transgressing, or of passing over or beyond any law, civil or moral; the violation of a law or known principle of rectitude; breach of command; fault; offense; crime; sin.

Translavation (n.) A laving or lading from one vessel to another.

Translocation (n.) removal of things from one place to another; substitution of one thing for another.

Transmutation (n.) The act of transmuting, or the state of being transmuted; as, the transmutation of metals.

Transmutation (n.) The change or reduction of one figure or body into another of the same area or solidity, but of a different form, as of a triangle into a square.

Transmutation (n.) The change of one species into another, which is assumed to take place in any development theory of life; transformism.

Transnatation (n.) The act of swimming across, as a river.

Transpiration (n.) The act or process of transpiring or excreting in the form of vapor; exhalation, as through the skin or other membranes of the body; as, pulmonary transpiration, or the excretion of aqueous vapor from the lungs. Perspiration is a form of transpiration.

Transpiration (n.) The evaporation of water, or exhalation of aqueous vapor, from cells and masses of tissue.

Transpiration (n.) The passing of gases through fine tubes, porous substances, or the like; as, transpiration through membranes.

Transposition (n.) The act of transposing, or the state of being transposed.

Transposition (n.) The bringing of any term of an equation from one side over to the other without destroying the equation.

Transposition (n.) A change of the natural order of words in a sentence; as, the Latin and Greek languages admit transposition, without inconvenience, to a much greater extent than the English.

Transposition (n.) A change of a composition into another key.

Transvasation (n.) The act or process of pouring out of one vessel into another.

Transvolation (n.) The act of flying beyond or across.

Unexpectation (n.) Absence of expectation; want of foresight.

Unreformation (n.) Want of reformation; state of being unreformed.

Uralitization (n.) The change of pyroxene to amphibole by paramorphism.

Verbalization (n.) The act of verbalizing, or the state of being verbalized.

Vermiculation (n.) The act or operation of moving in the manner of a worm; continuation of motion from one part to another; as, the vermiculation, or peristaltic motion, of the intestines.

Vermiculation (n.) The act of vermiculating, or forming or inlaying so as to resemble the motion, track, or work of a worm.

Vermiculation (n.) Penetration by worms; the state of being wormeaten.

Vermiculation (n.) A very fine wavy crosswise color marking, or a patch of such markings, as on the feathers of birds.

Versification (n.) The act, art, or practice, of versifying, or making verses; the construction of poetry; metrical composition.

Vitrification (n.) Same as Vitrifaction.

Volcanization (n.) The act of volcanizing, or the state of being volcanized; the process of undergoing volcanic heat, and being affected by it.

Vulcanization (n.) The act or process of imparting to caoutchouc, gutta-percha, or the like, greater elasticity, durability, or hardness by heating with sulphur under pressure.

Vulgarization (n.) The act or process of making vulgar, or common.

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Mark McCracken

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