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Crossword Puzzle Answers for: ??R???TION

abreaction

abreaction
(psychoanalysis) purging of emotional tensions

abrogation

abrogation
(n.) The act of abrogating; repeal by authority.

adrogation

adrogation
(n.) A kind of adoption in ancient Rome. See Arrogation.

arrogation

arrogation
(n.) The act of arrogating, or making exorbitant claims; the act of taking more than one is justly entitled to.
(n.) Adoption of a person of full age.

aurigation

aurigation
(n.) The act of driving a chariot or a carriage.

circuition

circuition
(n.) The act of going round; circumlocution.

coronation

coronation
(n.) The act or solemnity of crowning a sovereign; the act of investing a prince with the insignia of royalty, on his succeeding to the sovereignty.
(n.) The pomp or assembly at a coronation.

correction

correction
(n.) The act of correcting, or making that right which was wrong; change for the better; amendment; rectification, as of an erroneous statement.
(n.) The act of reproving or punishing, or that which is intended to rectify or to cure faults; punishment; discipline; chastisement.
(n.) That which is substituted in the place of what is wrong; an emendation; as, the corrections on a proof sheet should be set in the margin.
(n.) Abatement of noxious qualities; the counteraction of what is inconvenient or hurtful in its effects; as, the correction of acidity in the stomach.
(n.) An allowance made for inaccuracy in an instrument; as, chronometer correction; compass correction.

corruption

corruption
(n.) The act of corrupting or making putrid, or state of being corrupt or putrid; decomposition or disorganization, in the process of putrefaction; putrefaction; deterioration.
(n.) The product of corruption; putrid matter.
(n.) The act of corrupting or of impairing integrity, virtue, or moral principle; the state of being corrupted or debased; loss of purity or integrity; depravity; wickedness; impurity; bribery.
(n.) The act of changing, or of being changed, for the worse; departure from what is pure, simple, or correct; as, a corruption of style; corruption in language.

derivation

derivation
(n.) A leading or drawing off of water from a stream or source.
(n.) The act of receiving anything from a source; the act of procuring an effect from a cause, means, or condition, as profits from capital, conclusions or opinions from evidence.
(n.) The act of tracing origin or descent, as in grammar or genealogy; as, the derivation of a word from an Aryan root.
(n.) The state or method of being derived; the relation of origin when established or asserted.
(n.) That from which a thing is derived.
(n.) That which is derived; a derivative; a deduction.
(n.) The operation of deducing one function from another according to some fixed law, called the law of derivation, as the of differentiation or of integration.
(n.) A drawing of humors or fluids from one part of the body to another, to relieve or lessen a morbid process.

derogation

derogation
(n.) The act of derogating, partly repealing, or lessening in value; disparagement; detraction; depreciation; -- followed by of, from, or to.
(n.) An alteration of, or subtraction from, a contract for a sale of stocks.

diremption

diremption
(n.) A tearing apart; violent separation.

herniation

herniation
Rupture in smooth muscle tissue through which a bodily structure protrudes

irrelation

irrelation
(n.) The quality or state of being irrelative; want of connection or relation.

irrigation

irrigation
(n.) The act or process of irrigating, or the state of being irrigated; especially, the operation of causing water to flow over lands, for nourishing plants.

irritation

irritation
(n.) The act of irritating, or exciting, or the state of being irritated; excitement; stimulation, usually of an undue and uncomfortable kind; especially, excitement of anger or passion; provocation; annoyance; anger.
(n.) The act of exciting, or the condition of being excited to action, by stimulation; -- as, the condition of an organ of sense, when its nerve is affected by some external body; esp., the act of exciting muscle fibers to contraction, by artificial stimulation; as, the irritation of a motor nerve by electricity; also, the condition of a muscle and nerve, under such stimulation.
(n.) A condition of morbid excitability or oversensitiveness of an organ or part of the body; a state in which the application of ordinary stimuli produces pain or excessive or vitiated action.

irroration

irroration
(n.) The act of bedewing; the state of being moistened with dew.

lorication

lorication
(n.) The act of loricating; the protecting substance put on; a covering of scales or plates.

morulation

morulation
(n.) The process of cleavage, or segmentation, of the ovum, by which a morula is formed.

perception

perception
(n.) The act of perceiving; cognizance by the senses or intellect; apperhension by the bodily organs, or by the mind, of what is presented to them; discernment; apperhension; cognition.
(n.) The faculty of perceiving; the faculty, or peculiar part, of man's constitution by which he has knowledge through the medium or instrumentality of the bodily organs; the act of apperhending material objects or qualities through the senses; -- distinguished from conception.
(n.) The quality, state, or capability, of being affected by something external; sensation; sensibility.
(n.) An idea; a notion.
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