1. personification attributing human characteristics to abstract ideas
  2. desertification a gradual transformation into arid, uninhabitable land
  3. identification the act of designating something
  4. quantification the act of discovering or expressing the quantity of something
  5. notification informing by words
  6. denazification social process of removing Nazis from official positions and giving up any allegiance to Nazism
  7. densification an increase in the density of something
  8. de-Nazification social process of removing Nazis from official positions and giving up any allegiance to Nazism
  9. stultification the act of making something futile and useless
  10. solidification the process of becoming hard or solid by cooling or drying or crystallization
  11. sanctification a religious ceremony in which something is made holy
  12. conviction an unshakable belief in something without need for proof
  13. edification uplifting enlightenment
  14. ratification making something valid by formally confirming it
  15. detoxification treatment for poisoning by neutralizing the toxic properties
  16. gentrification the restoration of run-down urban areas by the middle class
  17. gratification the act or an instance of satisfying
  18. beatification the act of making someone supremely blessed and happy
  19. beautification the act of making something more beautiful
  20. decalcification loss of calcium from bones or teeth

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