Related to Optation: renewer, call on, try out, reassessed


n.1.The act of optating; a wish.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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Lindon and Leigh Mercer (but also Sotades the Obscene, Hrabanus Maurus, Optation Porphyrius, Su Hui, etc.) He'd love to hear from anyone with recollections, correspondence, documents, or pointers to information about any of these folks.
Thankfully, some traditionalists, recognizing the risk of intellectual co- optation, have adopted a more Indigenous stance and focused on actualizing their own powers and ignoring opposing external powers (72).
The government of India had used a combination of coercion and co- optation to contain dissent, and the success of the strategy had led many in New Delhi to ignore the possibility of renewed violence arising from infiltration from Pakistan.