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Synonyms for motion

Synonyms for motion

the act or process of moving

an expressive, meaningful bodily movement

to make bodily motions so as to convey an idea or complement speech

Synonyms for motion

a formal proposal for action made to a deliberative assembly for discussion and vote


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an optical illusion of motion produced by viewing a rapid succession of still pictures of a moving object

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Young poet Matilda Neill receiving her trophy from the former Poet Laureate and Co-founder of Poetry By Heart Sir Andrew Motion in front of some of the other finalists
By a thousand cuts we will be left with a countryside so fragmented that it will be impossible to find a view unimpeded by pylons or warehouses" - Sir Andrew Motion, former Poet Laureate, lamenting that the Government is failing to protect the British countryside.
FORMER poet laureate Andrew Motion and national poet of Wales Gillian Clarke announced they would judge poems for the 2013 Cardiff International Poetry Competition, which opened for entries this week.
Saturday highlights include a talk from former UK Poet Laureate Sir Andrew Motion, an event exploring Welsh identity with journalist Jasper Rees and writer and poet Tony Bianchi, and a talk about the Welsh music scene with producers Iestyn George, Dyl Mei and Owain Llyr.
Martin Handford 10 The Hunger Games, Suzanne Collins HARDBACKS 1 Phantom, Jo Nesbo 2 The Sins Of The Father, Jeffrey Archer 3 The Unlikely Pilgrimage Of Harold Fry, Rachel Joyce 4 The Worst Thing About My Sister, Jacqueline Wilson 5 The Little Paris Kitchen, Rachel Khoo 6 Fear, Michael Grant 7 Diary Of A Wimpy Kid: Cabin Fever, Jeff Kinney 8 Gangsta Granny, David Walliams 9 Waiting For Sunrise, William Boyd 10 Silver: Return To Treasure Island, Andrew Motion
Leading children's author Philip Pullman and former poet laureate Sir Andrew Motion were among the writers to speak out after it was announced the Booktrust was to lose its annual pounds 13m government grant.
Poets taking part in her rhyme aid include Andrew Motion, Roger McGough, John Agard and Gillian Clarke.
FORMER Poet Laureate Andrew Motion hailed the transformation of a fire-ravaged Midland hotel as he officially reopened it as a pounds 7.
The 53-year-old, who is also the first Scot to take on the job, succeeds Andrew Motion, who held the post from 1999.
Irish poet Seamus Heaney has been presented with the David Cohen Prize for Literature, in honour of his lifetime's work, by Poet Laureate Andrew Motion at a ceremony held at the British Library in London.
Poet Laureate Andrew Motion runs a course this summer.
Poet Laureate Andrew Motion chaired the panel of judges that unanimously selected Mr Hurst, 37, for the position he described as his dream job.
Others who find their way in include actors Sir Anthony Hopkins, Dame Judi Dench and Peter Sellers, as well as writers such as Poet Laureate Andrew Motion and novelist Martin Amis.
BIRTHDAYS: Bob Hoskins (pictured), actor, 70; Hillary Clinton, US Secretary of State, 65; Andrew Motion, former poet laureate, 60; Cary Elwes, actor, 50; Natalie Merchant, singer (10,000 Maniacs), 49; Steve Howey, former footballer, 41; Ronnie Irani, former cricketer and commentator, 41.
FORMER poet laureate Andrew Motion is to headline a popular North East literary festival when it returns this spring.