1. lactation the production and secretion of milk by the mammary glands
  2. liquidation termination of a business operation by using its assets to discharge its liabilities
  3. fluctuation an instance of change
  4. dictation an authoritative direction or instruction to do something
  5. jactation (pathology) extremely restless tossing and twitching usually by a person with a severe illness
  6. nictation a reflex that closes and opens the eyes rapidly
  7. quotation a passage or expression that is cited
  8. location the act of putting something in a certain place
  9. luxation displacement or misalignment of a joint or organ
  10. delectation a feeling of extreme pleasure or satisfaction
  11. equitation the sport of siting on the back of a horse while controlling its movements
  12. levitation the phenomenon of rising as if by supernatural means
  13. limitation an act of restricting (as by regulation)
  14. actuation the act of propelling
  15. agitation a mental state of extreme emotional disturbance
  16. laxation the act of making something less tight
  17. legation a permanent diplomatic mission headed by a minister
  18. ligation tying a duct or blood vessel with a ligature
  19. locution a word or phrase that people use in particular situations
  20. cunctation the act of procrastinating

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