Definition of excogitation:
design, brainwork, aim, cerebration, purpose, speculation, intent, instauration, construct, introduction, innovation, intention, pattern, plan, reflection, deliberation, origination, foundation, thoughts, thought, institution, blueprint, rumination, concept, designing, creation, meditation, conception, contemplation, initiation, founding, invention, figure, cogitation.
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