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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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A monumental wooden sculpture of Poet Laureate Andrew Motion, carved from a tree once used as a shelter for racehorses, was unveiled yesterday along with its bronze cast.
Andrew Motion, the current Poet Laureate, dropped a heavy hint in a question-and-answer session at the recent Ted Hughes Festival at the village of Mytholmroyd in the Calder Valley.
It contains contributions by Fay Weldon, Jonathan Coe and Poet Laureate Andrew Motion.
When Bradbury retired from UEA in 1995, the course became headed by the Poet Laureate, Andrew Motion.
Pupils and staff from Oldershaw, in Wallasey, welcomed Andrew Motion as part of the National Association of Writers in Education Creative Poetry Project.
The job has been very, very damaging to my writing" - Andrew Motion on being Poet Laureate.
POET Laureate, Andrew Motion has written two poems to commemorate Prince Will's birthday, one a sonnet and the other a rap.
The grant money has been re-allocated to the Pen and Ink Press at the University of East Anglia, the teaching establishment of the Poet Laureate Andrew Motion.
The event - part of the Lichfield Arts Festival - was judged by poet laureate Andrew Motion, who named sixth former Alan Pengelly as outright winner in the 16 to 18 age group.
POETRY: The Poet Laureate Andrew Motion, top, at the Liverpool Everyman.
One of the capitals Andrew Motion reflects on his visit to Huddersfield
Eleanor, who was taught by Poet Laureate Andrew Motion, has one book pub-lished called Feeding Fire and is now working on her second.
Poet Laureate Andrew Motion called on the Government yesterday to improve the teaching of poetry - by having teachers coached by established verse-writers.
POET Laureate Andrew Motion is to visit Huddersfield next week.
THE Yorkshire poet Simon Armitage is being touted as the Poet Laureate in waiting, although Andrew Motion holds the title until 2008.