increpation

n.

c.1500, from Latin increpationem (nominative increpatio), noun of action from increpare "to make noise at, scold, nag," from in- "in" (see in- (2)) + crepare "to creak."


Nearby words

  1. incremental plotter,
  2. incremental recorder,
  3. incremental repetition,
  4. incrementalism,
  5. incrementally,
  6. increscent,
  7. incretion,
  8. incretory,
  9. incriminate,
  10. incrimination

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