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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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Siderophore Production by a Marine Pseudomonas aeruginosa and Its Antagonistic Action against Phytopathogenic Fungi.
Several states have reported 12-15 mm zones when goat milk is tested, and these may be the result of antagonistic action by short chain fatty acids.
2006) showed that the effect of TJ-114 on decreasing edema was due to an antagonistic action against aldosterone receptors exerted by saikosaponin, which is a principal component of TJ-114.
As an antagonist, it seems like this drug's action should be the opposite of nicotine's, but research suggests that nicotine itself has an antagonistic action on nicotinic receptors by inactivating them.
Experiments are in progress to verify the precise domain of this antagonistic action of FAN.
Background: The antagonistic actions of anticholinesterase drugs on non-depolarizing muscle relaxants are theoretically related to the activity of acetylcholinesterase (AChE) in the neuromuscular junction (NMJ).
The recent change in the nation's leadership has not brought about a change so far in the human rights violations and antagonistic actions the country has taken toward the U.
The attenuated mismatch negativity may reflect an additive effect of alcohol's antagonistic actions on an already perturbed NMDA/glutamatergic system," the investigators said (Biol.