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See definition of movements on Dictionary.com
  • nounmotion, activity
  • noundrive, campaign

synonyms for movements

  • act
  • action
  • change
  • development
  • evolution
  • exercise
  • flow
  • migration
  • move
  • operation
  • progress
  • shift
  • advance
  • agitation
  • alteration
  • deed
  • displacement
  • dynamism
  • flight
  • flux
  • gesture
  • journey
  • locomotion
  • maneuver
  • mobility
  • motility
  • movableness
  • passage
  • progression
  • regression
  • shifting
  • steps
  • stir
  • stirring
  • transit
  • transplanting
  • undertaking
  • velocity
  • wandering
  • changing
  • evolving
  • moving
  • operativeness
  • roaming
  • transferal
  • translating
  • voyaging
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antonyms for movements

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  • cessation
  • decline
  • decrease
  • idleness
  • inaction
  • inactivity
  • inertia
  • repose
  • rest
  • stagnation
  • stoppage
  • halt
  • indifference
  • pause
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How to use movements in a sentence

Anselme, thus enjoined, lent an unwonted alacrity to his movements, waddling grotesquely like a hastening waterfowl.
ST. MARTIN'S SUMMERRAFAEL SABATINI
Insurrectionary movements at Rome in consequence of the pope's refusal to declare war against Austria.
THE EVERY DAY BOOK OF HISTORY AND CHRONOLOGYJOEL MUNSELL
Georgie now, to her astonishment, found her movements invariably chronicled in the society journals.
THE PIT TOWN CORONET, VOLUME I (OF 3)CHARLES JAMES WILLS
On his departure from the Alcazar, the warden thought it prudent to send a person to observe his movements.
THE PASTOR'S FIRE-SIDE VOL. 3 OF 4JANE PORTER
A tiny spaniel lay beside the fire, his beady black eyes following the nervous movements of the master of the house.
DOPESAX ROHMER
Her movements were free, her figure dainty and her repartee, below her mask, more than usually piquant.
THE JOYOUS ADVENTURES OF ARISTIDE PUJOLWILLIAM J. LOCKE
The movements which its active motion causes among the corpuscles render it conspicuous.
A MANUAL OF CLINICAL DIAGNOSISJAMES CAMPBELL TODD
Occasionally faint sounds came from the distance—the movements of cleaners at work, a raised voice, the slamming of a door.
UNCANNY TALESVARIOUS
There he had been watching his movements, and traced him, with dreadful suspicion, to the house of Vanboeren.
CHECKMATEJOSEPH SHERIDAN LE FANU
This motion consists almost wholly in apparently purposeless lashing and coiling movements, and continues for many hours.
A MANUAL OF CLINICAL DIAGNOSISJAMES CAMPBELL TODD
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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