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explanation

n. an account that provides a meaning for some phenomenon or event in terms of causal conditions, a set of beliefs or assumptions, or a metaphor that relates it to something already understood. See scientific explanation. —explanatory adj.

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telephone scatologia

telephone scatologia

a paraphilia in which an individual obtains sexual pleasure by making obscene telephone calls. See scatophilia.