1. personification attributing human characteristics to abstract ideas
  2. justification the act of defending or explaining by reasoning
  3. fortification the act of increasing the strength of something
  4. Feast of Dedication (Judaism) an eight-day Jewish holiday commemorating the rededication of the Temple of Jerusalem in 165 BC
  5. stupefaction the action of stupefying; making dull or lethargic
  6. mystification confusion resulting from failure to understand
  7. satisfaction the state of being gratified
  8. vivification the activity of giving vitality and vigour to something
  9. dissatisfaction the feeling of being displeased and discontent
  10. edification uplifting enlightenment
  11. evasive action an action aimed at evading an opponent
  12. estivation cessation or slowing of activity during the summer
  13. aestivation cessation or slowing of activity during the summer
  14. acidification the process of shifting toward the lower end of the pH scale
  15. paid vacation a vacation from work by an employee with pay granted
  16. vitrification a vitrified substance; the glassy result of being vitrified
  17. festination involuntary shortening of stride and quickening of gait that occurs in some diseases (e.g., Parkinson's disease)
  18. certification documentary proof that something is true
  19. ratification making something valid by formally confirming it
  20. stratification forming or depositing in layers