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

  Levitation \Lev`i*ta"tion\ (-t[=a]"sh[u^]n), n. [L. levis light
     in weight.]
     [1913 Webster]
     1. Lightness; buoyancy; act of making light. --Paley.
        [1913 Webster]
  
     2. The act or process of making buoyant.
        [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  levitation
      n 1: the phenomenon of a person or thing rising into the air by
           apparently supernatural means
      2: movement upward in virtue of lightness [ant: gravitation]
      3: the act of raising (a body) from the ground by presumably
         spiritualistic means

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  91 Moby Thesaurus words for "levitation":
     Ouija, airiness, anabasis, ascension, ascent, automatic writing,
     automatism, bubbliness, buoyancy, clamber, climb, climbing,
     daintiness, delicacy, downiness, elevation, escalade, ethereality,
     floatability, fluffiness, foaminess, fountain, frothiness,
     gentleness, gossameriness, gush, gyring up, increase, jet, jump,
     lack of weight, leap, levity, lightness, materialization, mount,
     mounting, planchette, poltergeist, poltergeistism, psychography,
     psychorrhagy, rise, rising, rocketing up, saltation, shooting up,
     soaring, softness, spirit manifestation, spirit rapping, spout,
     spring, spurt, surge, table tipping, takeoff, taking off,
     telekinesis, teleportation, telesthesia, tenderness,
     trance speaking, unheaviness, upclimb, upcoming, updraft, upgang,
     upgo, upgoing, upgrade, upgrowth, uphill, upleap, uplift, upping,
     uprisal, uprise, uprising, uprush, upshoot, upslope, upsurge,
     upsurgence, upsweep, upswing, vault, volatility, weightlessness,
     yeastiness, zooming
  
  

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