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Crossword Answers for: ?A?TION

bastion

bastion
(n.) A work projecting outward from the main inclosure of a fortification, consisting of two faces and two flanks, and so constructed that it is able to defend by a flanking fire the adjacent curtain, or wall which extends from one bastion to another. Two adjacent bastions are connected by the curtain, which joins the flank of one with the adjacent flank of the other. The distance between the flanks of a bastion is called the gorge. A lunette is a detached bastion. See Ravelin.

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(n.) A caviling; a sophism.
(n.) The act of taking or arresting a person by judicial process.
(n.) That part of a legal instrument, as a commission, indictment, etc., which shows where, when, and by what authority, it was taken, found, or executed.
(n.) The heading of a chapter, section, or page.

caution

caution
(n.) A careful attention to the probable effects of an act, in order that failure or harm may be avoided; prudence in regard to danger; provident care; wariness.
(n.) Security; guaranty; bail.
(n.) Precept or warning against evil of any kind; exhortation to wariness; advice; injunction.
(v. t.) To give notice of danger to; to warn; to exhort [one] to take heed.

faction

faction
(n.) One of the divisions or parties of charioteers (distinguished by their colors) in the games of the circus.
(n.) A party, in political society, combined or acting in union, in opposition to the government, or state; -- usually applied to a minority, but it may be applied to a majority; a combination or clique of partisans of any kind, acting for their own interests, especially if greedy, clamorous, and reckless of the common good.
(n.) Tumult; discord; dissension.

taction

taction
(n.) The act of touching; touch; contact; tangency.