coaptation
 n.— «Mr. Gordon calls his staging a “coaptation” of the play—a neologism suggesting a little co-opting and a little adapting. In truth, the balance is tipped in favor of co-opting, with unrewarding results.» —“A Couple Playing a Couple, With Minimal Bleakness” by Charles Isherwood New York Times Dec. 3, 2004. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

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