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 for intellection
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Intellection \In`tel*lec"tion\, n. [L. intellectio synecdoche:
     cf. F. intellection.]
     A mental act or process; especially:
     (a) The act of understanding; simple apprehension of ideas;
         intuition. --Bentley.
     (b) A creation of the mind itself. --Hickok.
         [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      n 1: the process of using your mind to consider something
           carefully; "thinking always made him frown"; "she paused
           for thought" [syn: thinking, thought, thought
           process, cerebration, intellection, mentation]

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