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Crossword Puzzle Answers for: RE????TION

recitation

recitation
(n.) The act of reciting; rehearsal; repetition of words or sentences.
(n.) The delivery before an audience of something committed to memory, especially as an elocutionary exhibition; also, that which is so delivered.
(n.) The rehearsal of a lesson by pupils before their instructor.

recreation

re-creation
(n.) A forming anew; a new creation or formation.
(n.) The act of recreating, or the state of being recreated; refreshment of the strength and spirits after toil; amusement; diversion; sport; pastime.

recusation

recusation
(n.) Refusal.
(n.) The act of refusing a judge or challenging that he shall not try the cause, on account of his supposed partiality.

redemption

re-demption
(n.) The act of redeeming, or the state of being redeemed; repurchase; ransom; release; rescue; deliverance; as, the redemption of prisoners taken in war; the redemption of a ship and cargo.
(n.) The liberation of an estate from a mortgage, or the taking back of property mortgaged, upon performance of the terms or conditions on which it was conveyed; also, the right of redeeming and reentering upon an estate mortgaged. See Equity of redemption, under Equity.
(n.) Performance of the obligation stated in a note, bill, bond, or other evidence of debt, by making payment to the holder.
(n.) The procuring of God's favor by the sufferings and death of Christ; the ransom or deliverance of sinners from the bondage of sin and the penalties of God's violated law.

reelection

reelection
(n.) Election a second time, or anew; as, the reelection of a former chief.

reenaction

reenaction
(n.) The act of reenacting; the state of being reenacted.

reflection

reflection
(n.) The act of reflecting, or turning or sending back, or the state of being reflected.
(n.) The return of rays, beams, sound, or the like, from a surface. See Angle of reflection, below.
(n.) The reverting of the mind to that which has already occupied it; continued consideration; meditation; contemplation; hence, also, that operation or power of the mind by which it is conscious of its own acts or states; the capacity for judging rationally, especially in view of a moral rule or standard.
(n.) Shining; brightness, as of the sun.
(n.) That which is produced by reflection.
(n.) An image given back from a reflecting surface; a reflected counterpart.
(n.) A part reflected, or turned back, at an angle; as, the reflection of a membrane.
(n.) Result of meditation; thought or opinion after attentive consideration or contemplation; especially, thoughts suggested by truth.
(n.) Censure; reproach cast.
(n.) The transference of an excitement from one nerve fiber to another by means of the nerve cells, as in reflex action. See Reflex action, under Reflex.

refraction

refraction
(n.) The act of refracting, or the state of being refracted.
(n.) The change in the direction of ray of light, heat, or the like, when it enters obliquely a medium of a different density from that through which it has previously moved.
(n.) The change in the direction of a ray of light, and, consequently, in the apparent position of a heavenly body from which it emanates, arising from its passage through the earth's atmosphere; -- hence distinguished as atmospheric refraction, or astronomical refraction.
(n.) The correction which is to be deducted from the apparent altitude of a heavenly body on account of atmospheric refraction, in order to obtain the true altitude.

refutation

refutation
(n.) The act or process of refuting or disproving, or the state of being refuted; proof of falsehood or error; the overthrowing of an argument, opinion, testimony, doctrine, or theory, by argument or countervailing proof.

regelation

regelation
(n.) The act or process of freezing anew, or together,as two pieces of ice.

regulation

regulation
(n.) The act of regulating, or the state of being regulated.
(n.) A rule or order prescribed for management or government; prescription; a regulating principle; a governing direction; precept; law; as, the regulations of a society or a school.

rehibition

rehibition
(n.) The returning of a thing purchased to the seller, on the ground of defect or frand.

relaxation

relaxation
(n.) The act or process of relaxing, or the state of being relaxed; as, relaxation of the muscles; relaxation of a law.
(n.) Remission from attention and effort; indulgence in recreation, diversion, or amusement.

relegation

relegation
(n.) The act of relegating, or the state of being relegated; removal; banishment; exile.

renovation

renovation
(n.) The act or process of renovating; the state of being renovated or renewed.

reparation

reparation
(n.) The act of renewing, restoring, etc., or the state of being renewed or repaired; as, the reparation of a bridge or of a highway; -- in this sense, repair is oftener used.
(n.) The act of making amends or giving satisfaction or compensation for a wrong, injury, etc.; also, the thing done or given; amends; satisfaction; indemnity.

repetition

repetition
(n.) The act of repeating; a doing or saying again; iteration.
(n.) Recital from memory; rehearsal.
(n.) The act of repeating, singing, or playing, the same piece or part a second time; reiteration of a note.
(n.) Reiteration, or repeating the same word, or the same sense in different words, for the purpose of making a deeper impression on the audience.
(n.) The measurement of an angle by successive observations with a repeating instrument.
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