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Synonyms for action

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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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If brahman is eternal, unchanging, blissful, and actionless awareness, as Mandanamisra claimed, then the Vedic sentences that trigger one's experience of this divine state do not ultimately produce any activity.
The gaming aesthetics of the film surpass any other form of storytelling: one mission, fight or battle leads to another and the in-between "actionless" conversations and quiet moments seem to function as fillers as opposed to emotionally convincing scenes to propel the story arc.
(20) She described the 2014-15 budget as 'visionless, missionless and actionless' so far as the common people are concerned.
The phenomenon of actionless activism was not news to online readers, and the story prompted comments laden with sarcasm on Facebook and Twitter.
While opposition Sonia Congress termed the budget as directionless and a laundry list of Rs 100 crore, Mamata Bannerjee, the chief minister of West Bengal termed it as 'visionless, missionless and actionless', and dubbed the Modi regime as "a government of the FDI, by the FDI and for the FDI".
Howard Hawks' first picture since Land of the Pharaohs ('55) is a routine Western that is almost actionless in the hrst 120 of its 140 minutes.
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." (66) We are the self that gains nothing.
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.
It follows that the goal is the passage from "le sans action" ("the actionless") portrayed by the actor to "la sensation" ("feeling") experienced by the spectator, who hears the un- dramatized drama inside the actor's body--the place of hearing.