1. adult education a course (via lectures or correspondence) for adults who are not otherwise engaged in formal study
  2. altercation a noisy quarrel
  3. adulteration the act of adulterating
  4. adjudication the final judgment in a legal proceeding
  5. authentication validating the authenticity of something or someone
  6. personification attributing human characteristics to abstract ideas
  7. stultification the act of making something futile and useless
  8. delayed action a mechanism that automatically delays the release of a camera shutter for a fixed period of time so that the photographer can appear in the picture
  9. identification the act of designating something
  10. adulation exaggerated flattery or praise
  11. education activities that impart knowledge or skill
  12. dedication complete and wholehearted fidelity
  13. deduction the act of removing a part from the whole
  14. self-education the process of educating yourself
  15. mutual induction generation of electromotive forces in each other by two adjacent circuits
  16. application the action of putting something into operation
  17. jurisdiction the territory within which power can be exercised
  18. addiction being dependent on something habit-forming
  19. implication something that is inferred
  20. justification the act of defending or explaining by reasoning