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advisory service | advize | advocacy | advocate | advocateship | advocation | advocator | advocatory | advoke | advolution | advoutrer




advocationn. [L. advocatio: cf. OF. avocation. See Advowson.].
  •  The act of advocating or pleading; plea; advocacy.  [1913 Webster]
    "The holy Jesus . . . sits in heaven in a perpetual advocation for us."  [1913 Webster]
  •  Advowson.  [1913 Webster]
    "The donations or advocations of church livings."  [1913 Webster]
  •  The process of removing a cause from an inferior court to the supreme court.  Bell.  [1913 Webster]




N pretext, pretense, pretension, plea, allegation, advocation, ostensible motive, ostensible ground, ostensible reason, phony reason, excuse, subterfuge, color, gloss, guise, cover, loop hole, starting hole, how to creep out of, salvo, come off, way of escape, handle, peg to hang on, room locus standi, stalking-horse, cheval de bataille, cue, pretense, put off, dust thrown in the eyes, blind, moonshine, mere pretext, shallow pretext, lame excuse, lame apology, tub to a whale, false plea, sour grapes, makeshift, shift, white lie, special pleading, soft sawder, ostensibly, alleged, apologetic, pretended, ostensibly, under color, under the plea, under the pretense of, under the guise of.

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