1. set in motion get going; give impetus to
  2. stagnation a state of inactivity
  3. denotation the most direct or specific meaning of a word or expression
  4. stanchion any vertical post or rod used as a support
  5. stonemason a craftsman who works with stone or brick
  6. sedition an illegal action inciting resistance to lawful authority
  7. retention the act of keeping something
  8. estimation an approximate calculation of quantity or degree or worth
  9. sublimation a change directly from the solid to the gaseous state
  10. distinction a discrimination between things as different
  11. Steinman United States civil engineer noted for designing suspension bridges (including the George Washington Bridge) (1886-1960)
  12. intimation a slight suggestion or vague understanding
  13. destination the place designated as the end, as of a race or journey
  14. defamation an abusive attack on a person's character or good name
  15. ostentation pretentious or showy or vulgar display
  16. situation physical position in relation to the surroundings
  17. detention a state of being confined (usually for a short time)
  18. Stan Musial United States baseball player (born in 1920)
  19. attention the act of concentrating on something
  20. decimation destroying or killing a large part of the population