Colluctation Col`luc*ta"tion, n. [L. colluctatio, fr. colluctari to struggle with; col- + luctari to struggle.] A struggling; a contention. [Obs.] [1913 Webster]

Colluctation with old hags and hobgoblins. --Dr. H. More. [1913 Webster]

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  • colluctation — ˌkäləkˈtāshən noun ( s) Etymology: Latin colluctation , colluctatio, from colluctatus (past participle of colluctari to struggle, from com + luctari) + ion , io ion more at lock : struggle …   Useful english dictionary

  • colluctation — col·luc·ta·tion …   English syllables

  • contra-colluctation — …   Useful english dictionary

  • Contention — (Roget s Thesaurus) < N PARAG:Contention >N GRP: N 1 Sgm: N 1 contention contention strife Sgm: N 1 contest contest contestation Sgm: N 1 struggle struggle Sgm: N 1 belligerency belligerency Sgm: N 1 opposition opposition …   English dictionary for students

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