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disinclination

unwillingness

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recrimination

countercharges

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termination

end

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determination

resolve; measurement or calculation; decisio

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peregrination

journey

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coronation

ceremony of crowning a queen or king

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detonation

explosio

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incarnation

act of assuming a human body and human nature

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reparation

amends; compensatio

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cerebration

thought

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laceration

torn, ragged wound

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proliferation

rapid growth; spread; multiplicatio

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agglomeration

collection; heap

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alliteration

repetition of beginning sound in poetry

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respiration

breathing; exhalatio

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elaboration

addition of details; intricacy

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duration

length of time something lasts

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cessation

stoppage

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meditation

reflection; thought

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incantation

singing or chanting of magic spells; magical formula

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indentation

notch; deep recess

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orientation

act of finding oneself in society

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denotation

meaning; distinguishing by name

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dissertation

formal essay

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incrustation

hard coating or crust

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privation

hardship; want

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ovation

enthusiastic applause

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innovation

change; introduction of something new

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faction

party; clique; dissensio

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refraction

bending of a ray of light