1. connotation an idea that is implied or suggested
  2. diction the manner in which something is expressed in words
  3. lactation the production and secretion of milk by the mammary glands
  4. jactation (pathology) extremely restless tossing and twitching usually by a person with a severe illness
  5. mutation a change or alteration in form or qualities
  6. dictation an authoritative direction or instruction to do something
  7. mentation the process of using your mind to consider something carefully
  8. migration the movement of persons from one locality to another
  9. actuation the act of propelling
  10. maculation the act of spotting or staining something
  11. machination a crafty and involved plot to achieve your ends
  12. nictation a reflex that closes and opens the eyes rapidly
  13. agitation a mental state of extreme emotional disturbance
  14. meditation continuous and profound contemplation or musing on a subject
  15. mediation the act of intervening to bring about a settlement
  16. quotation a passage or expression that is cited
  17. mitigation the action of lessening in severity or intensity
  18. vegetation the process of growth in plants
  19. commutation the act of putting one thing or person in the place of another: "he sent Smith in for Jones but the substitution came too late to help"
  20. cogitation attentive consideration and thought

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