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orogeny

orogeny n. Greek (oro-, mountain; -geneia, origin): the process of mountain making or upheaval, also called orogenesis

Usage:

Many people are worried about radiation poisoning in Tokyo but others say they are perpetrating orogeny on what are merely the protuberances of burrowing animals, that is to say, making mountains out of molehills.

Or

"If all is grounded you should [use it for orogenesis]." -paraphrased from Jason Mraz' 'Sleep All Day'

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