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13. touch, touch a chord or familiar chord, affect, have an effect, tell; impress, make an impression, make a dent, have an impact, Inf. sink in; strike, smite, hit, hit hard, Inf. hit where it hurts, rock, jolt, stagger, shock, Inf. give [s.o.] a turn, SI. throw [s.o.] for a loop; upset, disturb, disquiet, ruffle; pierce, penetrate, touch to the quick, come home to; melt, soften, play on, tug or play on the heartstrings.
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n. 14. movement, motion, activity. See - move

ment (def. 1).
15. change of abode
or residence, relocation, transfer.
16. step, measure, action; attempt, effort, endeavor, essay, undertaking,
Inf try, Inf go, Inf bout, Inf. fling, SI. whack, SI. crack, SI. lick, SI. stab; doing, deed, turn, feat, exploit, tour de force, Inf. stunt; stroke, coup.
17. expedient, means, means to an end; makeshift, improvisation, stopgap, temporary expedient, ad hoc measure; resort, recourse, last resort
or recourse, Fr. pis-aller.
18. maneuver, stratagem, shift, dodge; tactic, device, contrivance, artifice, design, wile, craft; ploy, ruse, trick, cute trick, red herring,
Inf. gimmick.
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get a move on Informal,

a. start, begin, commence; take steps, get going, get started, get on the stick, start off, start out, move out, get the show on the road, start the ball rolling,
b. hurry, hasten, make haste, Literary, haste, rush, move quickly, lose no time, Scot. swith, Scot. swirry; hustle, speed up, put on more speed, step on the gas, SI. step on it, Inf. make it snappy, SI. get cracking, SI. get the lead out, SI. get one's rear in gear, SI. shake a leg.
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on the move Informal,

a. active, engaged, occupied, employed, working, at work, on the job, at it, hard at it, busy, Inf. busy as a beaver or bee.
b. on the go, on the run, on the wing or fly; on the road, in transit, en route,

c. advancing, progressing, proceeding; moving, in motion, stirring.

movement, n. 1. motion, action, activity, stir, move; acts, actions, proceedings, doings, goings on, comings and goings.
2. progress, progression, advance, advancement, forward motion or movement; flow, flux, passage, career.
3. gesture, gesticulation, gest,
Theat. stage business; sign, signal, broad hint, nod, nudge, wink, Inf. high sign; pantomime, charade, dumb show; body language, Inf. body English.
4. course, main course, current, main current, stream, mainstream; tone, set, bearing, swing, line, direction; tendency, drift, general tendency
or drift, course of events, way things go, way the wind blows; trend, trend of the times; spirit of the age, Ger. Zeitgeist.
5. drive, crusade, fund-raiser, undertaking; party, faction, wing, group; coalition, front, political front, popular
or people's front, grass-roots movement.
6. bowel movement,
Inf. BM, defecation, evacuation, voidance, Med., Physiol, dejection; excrement, excreta, feces, ordure, stool.
7. works, workings, working parts, mechanism, machinery; wheels, wheelworks, wheels within wheels, gears; innards, inner workings, what makes [s.t.] tick.
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Music,

a. division, section, part; passage, strain, phrase, musical phrase,
b. rhythm, beat, cadence, meter, measure, lilt, swing; time, tempo.

movie, U.S. n. 1. film, motion picture, moving picture. See - motion picture.
2. motion picture theater, theater,
Brit, theatre, Inf. movie house, movie palace, cine, showcase theater, (formerly) nickelodeon.
3. movies a.
motion picture industry, Hollywood, silver screen,
b. pictures, Inf. pix, films.

moving, adj. 1. in motion, running, going, operating, active; mobile, motor, motive, Biol, motile.

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