Luctation Luc*ta"tion, n. [L. luctatio, fr. luctari to wrestle, strive.] Effort to overcome in contest; struggle; endeavor. [R.] --Farindon. [1913 Webster]

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  • luctation — noun ( s) Etymology: Latin luctation , luctatio, from luctatus (past participle of luctari to struggle) + ion , io ion more at lock obsolete : endeavor, struggle …   Useful english dictionary

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