commentation

commentation

(ˌkɒmɛnˈteɪʃən)
n
archaic the act of making comments
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This commentation didn't surprise me much as I had expected such reactions imagining the herds of anthropologists, historians, linguists and archeologists from the numerous surrounding universities that were eager to do their investigations on Native American subjects.
rever berant and sonorous within the domed shell of glass and steel in a running commentation to which apparently none listened, as if the voice were merely some unavoidable and inexplicable phenomenon of nature like the sound of wind or erosion.
The inevitable consequence of this corruptive process is the erosion, if not the general annihilation of critical discourse, let alone the quality of honest exposition and commentation.
Comparable to the technology used by television networks for weather and sports commentation, the ColorWriter offers four line widths and eight colors.
The amplifyer filled rotundra and restaurant even above the sound of feet as the crowd moiled and milled and trickled through the gates onto the field, with the announcer's voice harsh masculine and disembodied; then at the end of each lap would come the mounting and then fading snarl and snore of engines as the aeroplanes came up and zoomed and banked away, leaving once more the scuffle and murmur of feet on tile and the voice of the announcer reverberant and sonorous within the domed shell of glass and steel in a running commentation to which apparently none listened, as if the voice were merely some unavoidable and inexplicable phenomenon of nature like the sound of wind or of erosion.