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Synonyms for action

Synonyms for action

the process of doing

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something done

the manner in which one behaves

a legal proceeding to demand justice or enforce a right

a hostile encounter between opposing military forces

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a process existing in or produced by nature (rather than by the intent of human beings)

the series of events that form a plot

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the trait of being active and energetic and forceful

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the operating part that transmits power to a mechanism

an act by a government body or supranational organization

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the most important or interesting work or activity in a specific area or field

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institute legal proceedings against

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I know I've been out sea duck hunting on calm, warm, actionless days and have seen them just sitting on flat water like painted ducks on a painted ocean.
65) As Augustine saw clearly, God acts in God's own self and in the resulting active passivity, in actionless action, we are our true selves: "You [God] were more inward than the most inward place of my heart and loftier than the highest.
One is released from the cycle of rebirth by loosening the bonds of karma, with actionless action, so to speak, as taught in the Upanishads and in the Bhagavad-Gita.
Far from being a soul frozen in actionless despair, Macbeth ascends
The almost actionless adventures of a walking club might not sound thrilling.
A struggling screenwriter entrusts his precious script to a longtime friend for appraisal, triggering various leapfrogging conversations and confrontations in "The Blue Tooth Virgin," Russell Brown's witty, engaging, totally actionless talkfest ("Rohmer lite," as Brown pegged it).
affirmative actionless admissions at the most selective universities in