alembication

noun
alem·bi·ca·tion | \ə-ˌlem-bə-ˈkā-shən\
plural -s

Definition of alembication 

1 : the action of alembicating or the state of being alembicated : distillation the alembication of a lifetime's thought and experience— Olin Downes

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First Known Use of alembication

1824, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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