Etymology
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resorption (n.)

"fact or process of reabsorption, retrogressive absorption," 1670s, noun of action from resorb.

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know (n.)

"inside information," 1883, in in the know, from know (v.) Earlier it meant "knowledge, fact of knowing" (1590s).

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marginalization (n.)

"act or fact of making marginal" in the extended sense of "of little importance," 1974, from marginalize + noun ending -ation.

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liking (n.)

"fact of being to one's taste," Old English licung, verbal noun from like (v.).

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seeming (n.)

"act or fact of appearing to be," late 14c., verbal noun from seem (v.).

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revitalization (n.)

"act or fact of being given fresh life and vigor, act of revitalizing," 1869, noun of action from revitalize.

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prettification (n.)

"act, fact, or process of making pretty," 1902, noun of action from prettify (q.v.).

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demotion (n.)

"act or fact of being reduced to a lower rank or class," 1890, noun of action from demote (v.).

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memorization (n.)

1823 "act or fact of memorializing;" 1857 as "action of committing to memory;" noun of action from memorize (v.).

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obnubilation (n.)

"act of making dark or obscure; fact of being overclouded," c. 1600, noun of action from obnubilate (v.).

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