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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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(1.) Andrew Motion, "An Equal Voice," The Guardian, 7 November 2009,; Alison Flood, "Andrew Motion Rubbishes Plagiarism Charge," The Guardian, 9 November 2009,; John Sutherland, "Poetic Injustice for Andrew Motion," The Guardian, 9 November 2009,
Birthdays: Hillary Clinton, Andrew Motion and Natalie Merchant
Co-founded by Andrew Motion, during his time as U.K.
Matilda has taken these poems to her heart and shared them with us in a way that is both beautiful and moving Sir Andrew Motion
IN THE FINALS: Nathania Ewruje reciting the poems at the winners' event, when she was praised by former Poet Laureate Sir Andrew Motion
It includes many of the favourites that appear in other anthologies of the Best Loved Poems category and while many have the strong rhythms that will aid memorisation, and indeed, that have no doubt contributed to their appeal over the years, Andrew Motion's choice has been inspired by his belief that schools are shunning 'difficult' poems in favour of ones that narrowly appeals to children's interests.
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.
As a fan of Andrew Motion, I wanted it to succeed and, overall, I feel that it does--with one or two caveats.
SILVER: RETURN TO TREASURE ISLAND Andrew Motion (Jonathan Cape, pounds 12.99) IF writing a sequel to another author's muchloved book is a risky venture, then offering a 'what happened next' to a classic like Treasure Island is hazardous indeed.
But following a furious backlash from authors including the leading children's author Philip Pullman and former poet laureate Sir Andrew Motion, the Department for Education announced it would continue to fund the charity's book-giving programme.
Chairman of the judges and former Poet Laureate Andrew Motion described Cambridgeeducated Jacobson's tale of love, loss, male friendship and what it means to be Jewish as funny but "so nearly adjacent to tragedy".
The short stories have been inspired by each of the 30 articles in the declaration and have been contributed by writers such as Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, Andrew Motion, James Meek, Kate Atkinson, Amit Chaudhuri, Alan Garner, Ali Smith, Joyce Carol Oates, Henning Mankell, David Mitchell, Ariel Dorfman, Marina Lewycka and Paulo Coelho, according to the Guardian.
With former Poet Laureate Andrew Motion and National Theatre director Nicholas Hytner..
The 53-year-old - who takes over from Andrew Motion - is also the first Scot to be given the job.
Carol Ann Duffy, Britain's most widely read living poet, was expected to succeed Andrew Motion when his 10-year tenure ends today.