Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Flight, as of a bird; the faculty or power of flight; volitation: as, “the muscles of volation,”

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Examples

  • If the supers are truly free agents, then Hillary can't urge them to overrule the wishes of the voters nor can Obama suggest that giving the nomination to his rival constitutes a volation of the peoples 'will.

    Clinton Campaign Manager To Obama Team: Help Get Michigan And Florida Counted

  • It provides excellent reporting and detailed technical understanding for the lay reader of the issues behind the millions of missing emails in the Bush Administration in volation of Federal law. '

    Check Out This Book for Depth on Email Scandals in BushWorld

  • So with the man who has daily insured himself to habits of concentrated attention, energetic volation, and self-denial in unnecessary things.

    The Power of Concentration

  • As she stands erect before you, she appears like a falcon about to soar, and you are almost tempted to believe that the power of volation is hers; and were you to stretch forth your hand to seize her, she would spring above the house - tops like a bird.

    George Borrow The Man and His Books

  • "Bilal Hussein has been held in volation of Iraqi law and in disregard to the Geneva Conventions," AP CEO Tom Curley said in a statement.

    Chicago Reader

  • Bruns is wanted on a Missouri parole volation warrant for statutory sodomy; and a Buchanan County, Mo., warrant for sex offender registration violation.

    KansasCity.com: Front Page

  • The sad thing is: I really am so excited to see slutbamwalla post - he's one of those people I love dearly but as a) I don't ever talk to people of my own volation and b) he never updates LJ, I feel unconnected to right now, and if you think you're one of those people too, you probablyare - that I feel obliged to do this meme just because he tagged me.

    Stuffses!

  • November 25th, 2005 at 1:13 pm mythago, i could ask you the same question in the reverse. however, i must ask if you are really trying to imply that those experiences are not part of his male privilege? btw, your choice of words ”rape” and “child abuse” are in volation of privilege #7.

    The male privilege checklist

  • 1997 Tour de France winner Jan Ullrich is banned for two years, and had several of his results scrapped from the record books for a doping volation.

    NEWS.com.au | Top Stories

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