1. sophistication the quality or character of being intellectually worldly
  2. self-education the process of educating yourself
  3. personification attributing human characteristics to abstract ideas
  4. safety catch guard consisting of a locking device that prevents a weapon from being fired
  5. Feast of Dedication (Judaism) an eight-day Jewish holiday commemorating the rededication of the Temple of Jerusalem in 165 BC
  6. adult education a course (via lectures or correspondence) for adults who are not otherwise engaged in formal study
  7. syndication selling (an article or cartoon) for publication in many magazines or newspapers at the same time
  8. secondary education education beyond the elementary grades
  9. dedication complete and wholehearted fidelity
  10. seduction enticing someone astray from right behavior
  11. deduction the act of removing a part from the whole
  12. rededication a new dedication
  13. special education education of physically or mentally handicapped children whose needs cannot be met in an ordinary classroom
  14. self-induction generation of an electromotive force (EMF) in a circuit by changing the current in that circuit; usually measured in henries
  15. caffein addiction an addiction to caffein
  16. valediction a farewell oration
  17. subduction movement of the edge of one tectonic plate under another
  18. vindication the act of defending against criticism or censure
  19. altercation a noisy quarrel
  20. suffocation the condition of being deprived of oxygen