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erection

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something put together by arranging or connecting an array of parts
  • when it was brand-new, the Eiffel Tower was considered as ugly an erection as Europe had ever seen

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The first known use of erection was in the 15th century

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“Erection.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/erection. Accessed 19 Sep. 2020.

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