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occasion,

n peripheral condition involved at the inception of the illness. See also precipitating factor, biopathography, etiology, and pathogenesis.
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When comfort -- and safety is called for, not any fan will do -- true air circulation, like that perfected by Vornado Air Circulation Systems' powerful air circulators, rises to the occasion by keeping temps cool and comfortable.
For the most part, Walker rises to the occasion quite nicely.
Laraine Elizabeth Turner LAUSD-Magnet Teacher Rises to the Occasion with a Book about the Bayous.