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The mark of the historic is the nonchalance with which it picks up an individual and deposits him in a trend, like a house playfully moved in a tornado.
历史性事件的标志是冷漠,它拈起一个人置于某种趋势中,使之像龙卷风里的房子那样儿戏般地翻滚。

They were required to take part in the literacy movement.
他们被要求参加识字运动。

His job is to observe the movements of clouds and the changes in temperature.
他的工作就是观察云的移动和温度的变化。

It was a brave move to start up one's own business in wartime.
在战争时期开办自己的企业是个大胆的做法。

Before I moved to France I had previously worked in Italy and Spain.
我移居法国前,曾在意大利和西班牙工作过。

You think he should make a positive career move outside this organization — in other words you think he should leave.
你认为他应该在这个机构外另谋发展——换句话说,你希望他走人。

He moved into this house in April.
他是四月份搬进这所房子的。

He was trapped in the crashed car and couldn't move his legs.
他被困在撞坏的汽车里,两腿动弹不得。

They moved the local people and settle them in another place.
他们把当地人迁移到别处定居。

Deep rivers move in silence, shallow brooks are noisy.
深水静静流,浅溪潺潺流。


A Where did you live before you came to Beijing?
A 你在来北京之前住在哪里?
B In Harbin. I was born and grew up in Harbin.
B 住在哈尔滨。我在哈尔滨出生、长大。
A Ah, I know Harbin. It’s cold there!
A 啊,我知道哈尔滨。那里很冷!
B Yes, it can be very cold, especially in winter. Anyway, then I left Harbin and moved to Beijing.
B 是的,那里很冷,尤其是在冬天。无论如何,后来我离开了哈尔滨,搬到了北京。
A Was it a big change for you when you came to Beijing?
A 来到北京对你是个大变化吗?
B Yes – apart from the weather, Harbin was a smaller city. I still miss Harbin, ?but Beijing is more exciting.
B 是的——除了天气以外,哈尔滨比北京小。我仍然想念哈尔滨,但是北京更让人激动。

B I’m from Canada. I was born in Toronto.
B 我是从加拿大来的。我是在多伦多出生的。
A Do you still live in Toronto?
A 你现在还住在多伦多吗?
B No, I don’t live there any more. I moved to the States – to New York.
B 不,我已经不住在那里了。我搬去了美国-去纽约了。
A So you’re Canadian, not American.
A 那么你是加大拿人,不是美国人。

Nothing in all the world is more dangerous than sincere ingnorance and conscientious stupidity.
Martin Luther King, American leader of non-violent civil right movement
世界上再也没有比实实在在的无知和认认真真的愚蠢更危险的了。
美国非暴力民权运动领袖马丁?路德?

@@@ 改变, 转换
adaptation to 针对...的适应性的变化
bring over 把...带来; 使某人转变(思想或信仰)
change for the better 改进; 改善; 好转
change for the worse 恶化; 每况愈下
change hands 易手; 易主
change of pace 变换活动; 换口味
change one's mind 改变主意/想法
change sth. into 把...变成...
change the subject 转移话题
cheer (sb.) up 使高兴, 使情绪好转
clear up 1.(天气)变晴, 天空晴朗
2.说明, 澄清
convert sth. into sth. 转变, 变换
cool down/off 变凉爽; 使冷静
develop into 发展成为..., 演变成...
direct at/to sth./sb. 使...转向或对准某一方向; 指示, 命令...
emigrate (from) to (从...)移居到...
evolve from/out of 从...进化来; 从...发展来
evolve into 演化成
fix up 修理; 重新装饰或改装
for the better 好转, 向好的方向发展
get above oneself 变得自高自大
go bad 变坏; 腐败
improve on 对...做出改进
in flux 处于不断变化之中; 动荡不定
in other words 换句话说, 换言之
in place of 代替; 更换
leave much to be desired 不够好; 有待改善
make over 把(财产)转让; 改造
melt away (使某物)融化或溶解而消失; 逐渐消失
move about/around 走来走去; 动来动去; 不断迁移
move away 离开; 搬走
move into 搬入; 迁居
move out (of) 搬出
pass on 把...传给别人; 转移
range from A to B 在A和B之间变化或变动; 从A延伸到B
reduce to 变少; 使处于, 使成为(某种情况或状态)
remove sth. from 将某物从...移到...; 去掉; 免除(职务)
that is to say 那就是说, 换句话说
thaw out 1.(人的态度、行为等)变得随便; 变得温和
2.解冻, 变暖和
toss and turn 辗转反侧, 无法入眠
transfer to 转移到...; 调转到...; 转学到...
transform ... into ... 把...变成...
turn around 回转, 转向
turn into 使变成, 使成为
turn over 翻身; 翻转
vary from ... to ... 从...到...变动/变化
warm up 1.使...变热(暖和)
2.(体育锻炼之前, 音乐演奏之前的)热身

@@@ 运动, 变动
division of labor 劳动分工
from side to side 左右摇摆; 晃动
get around 走动; 旅行
glide along 滑动, 滑过
gym shoes 运动鞋
in flux 处于不断变化之中; 动荡不定
keep track of 了解动态, 掌握线索
move about/around 走来走去; 动来动去; 不断迁移
range from A to B 在A和B之间变化或变动; 从A延伸到B
vary from ... to ... 从...到...变动/变化
work out 1.解决问题; 算出; 设计出
2.做大运动量的锻炼, 健身

in : 进入,向里(into, inside, indoors)
barge in 闯入
beat in 打进
break in 闯入,插嘴
breathe in 吸入
burst in 闯入,打断
drop in 偶然拜访
fall in 跌入
get in 插入,收进
knock in 打入
lead in 导入
let in 进入,嵌入
move in 迁入
step in 走进
settle in 迁入
smuggle in 偷偷运进
cut in 插嘴
call in 来访
draw in (火车)进站
intervene in 介入
involve in 卷入

按 [àn] /to press (with the hand)/to push/to control/to restrain/to check/pressing down (brush movement in painting)/according to/in the light of/

侧锋 [cè fēng] /oblique attack (brush movement in painting)/

横笔 [héng bǐ] /bristles lying down (brush movement in painting)/

开动 [kāi dòng] /start/set in motion/move/march/

嗫 [niè] /move the mouth as in speaking/

什叶 [shí yè] /Shii (a movement in Islam)/

运行 [yùn xíng] /be in motion/to move/to run/

折笔 [zhé bǐ] /against the bristles (brush movement in painting)/

正锋 [zhèng fēng] /frontal attack (brush movement in painting)/

A lateral move that hurt my pride and blocked my professional progress prompted me to abandon my relatively high profile career although, in the manner of a disgraced government minister, I covered my exit by claiming "I wanted to spend more time with my family".
一次平级的人事调动伤了我的自尊心,并阻断了我的事业发展,这促使我放弃自己地位较高的职业,当然,就像面子扫尽的政府部长那样,我也掩饰说“我只想与家人更多的呆在一起”。

I have discovered, as perhaps Kelsey will after her much-publicized resignation from the editorship of She after a build-up of stress, that abandoning the doctrine of "juggling your life", and making the alternative move into “downshifting” brings with it far greater rewards than financial success and social status.
我已经发现(由于压力过大,凯茜已多次公开宣称要辞去《她》杂志编辑的职务,在这之后她也许会有同样发现),放弃“忙忙碌碌”的生活哲学,转而过一种“放慢生活节奏”的生活所带来的回报,比经济成功和社会地位更有价值。
Nothing could persuade me to return to the kind of life Kelsey used to advocate and I once enjoyed: 12-hour working days, pressured deadlines, the fearful strain of office politics and the limitations of being a parent on "quality time".
什么也说服不了我回到过去那种凯茜所宣扬的、我也曾自得其乐的生活中去:每天12小时的工作日,压得人喘不过气来的最后期限,可怕而紧张的办公室的争权夺利,以及因为时间有限连做母亲也得“高效率”所造成的种种限制。

In America, the move away from juggling to a simpler, less materialistic lifestyle is a well-established trend.
在美国,摆脱忙碌,转而过一种简单、不大物质化的生活已成明确趋势。

When a new movement in art attains a certain fashion, it is advisable to find out what its advocates are aiming at, for, however farfetched and unreasonable their principles may seem today, it is possible that in years to come they may be regarded as normal.
当一场新的艺术运动形成某种时尚时,理应弄清其倡导者的目标所在,因为无论他们的准则在今天看来是多么牵强附会、不可思议,将来都有可能被视为正常的。
With regard to Futurist poetry, however, the case is rather difficult, for whatever Futurist poetry may be — even admitting that the theory on which it is based may be right — it can hardly be classed as Literature.
然而,就未来派诗歌而言,情况却相当不同,因为无论未来派诗歌为何物——即使承认其理论根据可能正确,也很难称之为文学。

When a Scottish research team startled the world by revealing 3 months ago that it had cloned an adult sheep, President Clinton moved swiftly.
当一个苏格兰研究小组透露三个月前他们克隆了一只成年绵羊时,世界为之震惊,克林顿总统迅速做出反应。
Declaring that he was opposed to using this unusual animal husbandry technique to clone humans, he ordered that federal funds not be used for such an experiment — although no one had proposed to do so — and asked an independent panel of experts chaired by Princeton President Harold Shapiro to report back to the White House in 90 days with recommendations for a national policy on human cloning.
他宣称反对利用这种非同寻常的畜牧业技术去克隆人,并下令禁止使用联邦资金做这样的实验——尽管还没有人提议要那样做——并责成成立一个由普林斯顿大学校长哈罗德·夏皮罗为首的独立专家小组,在90天内拿出有关克隆人的国家政策的建议,向白宫汇报。

Three sun-belt states — Florida, Texas and California — together had nearly 10 million more people in 1980 than a decade earlier.
佛罗里达、得克萨斯和加利福尼亚这三个阳光充沛的地区,1980年的人口比前10年增加了近1000万。
Among large cities, San Diego moved from 14th to 8th and San Antonio form 15th to 10th — with Cleveland and Washington DC dropping out of the top 10.
在大城市排行榜上,圣地亚哥从第14位上升到第8位,圣安东尼奥从第15位升到第10位,而克利夫兰和华盛顿特区却被挤出了前10位。

Most of the hot spots move only slowly, and in some cases the movement of the plates past them has left trails of dead volcanoes.
大多数热点移动非常缓慢,有时,板块滑过这些热点便留下了死火山的痕迹。
The hot spots and their volcanic trails are milestones that mark the passage of the plates.
热点及其火山痕迹是板块移动的标志。

But the tide is unlikely to turn back. In Australia — where an aging population, life-extending technology and changing community attitudes have all played their part — other states are going to consider making a similar law to deal with euthanasia.
但这一潮流已无法逆转。在澳大利亚,人口老龄化,延长寿命技术和公众态度的变化都发挥着各自的作用。其他州也将考虑制定类似的法律来处理安乐死问题。
In the US and Canada, where the right-to-die movement is gathering strength, observers are waiting for the dominoes to start falling.
在美国和加拿大,死亡权利运动正在积蓄力量。观察家们正在等待多米诺骨牌产生的效应。

{adj: autobiographical, autobiographic} relating to or in the style of an autobiography
"they compiled an autobiographical history of the movement"

{adj: automotive, self-propelled, self-propelling} containing within itself the means of propulsion or movement
"a self-propelled vehicle"

{adj: awkward} lacking grace or skill in manner or movement or performance
"an awkward dancer"
"an awkward gesture"
"too awkward with a needle to make her own clothes"
"his clumsy fingers produced an awkward knot"
<-> graceful

{adj: bantam, diminutive, lilliputian, midget, petite, tiny, flyspeck} very small
"diminutive in stature"
"a lilliputian chest of drawers"
"her petite figure"
"tiny feet"
"the flyspeck nation of Bahrain moved toward democracy"

{adj: bidirectional} reactive or functioning or allowing movement in two usually opposite directions
<-> unidirectional

{adj: big, large, prominent} conspicuous in position or importance
"a big figure in the movement"
"big man on campus"
"he's very large in financial circles"
"a prominent citizen"

{adj: coordinated, co-ordinated} being dexterous in the use of more than one set of muscle movements
"she was usually good with her hands and well coordinated"- Mary McCarthy

{adj: deft, dexterous, dextrous} skillful in physical movements; especially of the hands
"a deft waiter"
"deft fingers massaged her face"
"dexterous of hand and inventive of mind"

{adj: divergent, diverging} tending to move apart in different directions
<-> convergent

{adj: elegant} displaying effortless beauty and simplicity in movement or execution
"an elegant dancer"
"an elegant mathematical solution -- simple and precise"

{adj: fluent, fluid, liquid, smooth} smooth and unconstrained in movement
"a long, smooth stride"
"the fluid motion of a cat"
"the liquid grace of a ballerina"

{adj: flying} designed for swift movement or action
"a flying police squad is trained for quick action anywhere in the city"

{adj: fogbound} so enveloped in fog that it is not safe to move about
"a fogbound fleet"
"the fogbound city"

{adj: forward} of the transmission gear causing forward movement in a motor vehicle
"in a forward gear"
<-> reverse

{adj: frightened, scared} made afraid
"the frightened child cowered in the corner"
"too shocked and scared to move"

{adj: gawky, clumsy, clunky, ungainly, unwieldy} lacking grace in movement or posture
"a gawky lad with long ungainly legs"
"clumsy fingers"
"what an ungainly creature a giraffe is"
"heaved his unwieldy figure out of his chair"

{adj: hurtling} moving or moved with great speed
"the hurtling express train"

{adj: in-situ, unmoved} being in the original position; not having been moved
"the archeologists could date the vase because it was in-situ"
"an in-situ investigator"

{adj: indecent, indecorous, unbecoming, uncomely, unseemly, untoward} not in keeping with accepted standards of what is right or proper in polite society
"was buried with indecent haste"
"indecorous behavior"
"language unbecoming to a lady"
"unseemly to use profanity"
"moved to curb their untoward ribaldry"

{adj: one-way} moving or permitting movement in one direction only
"one-way streets"
"a one-way ticket"

{adj: reverse} of the transmission gear causing backward movement in a motor vehicle
"in reverse gear"
<-> forward

{adj: romantic, romanticist, romanticistic} belonging to or characteristic of romanticism or the Romantic Movement in the arts
"romantic poetry"

{adj: sealed} undisclosed for the time being
"sealed orders"
"a sealed move in chess"

{adj: sidelong} inclining or directed to one side
"moved downward in a sidelong way" - Bram Stoker

{adj: social} tending to move or live together in groups or colonies of the same kind
"ants are social insects"

{adj: strategic} highly important to or an integral part of a strategy or plan of action especially in war
"a strategic chess move"
"strategic withdrawal"
"strategic bombing missions"

{adj: unidirectional} operating or moving or allowing movement in one direction only
"a unidirectional flow"
"a unidirectional antenna"
"a unidirectional approach to a problem"
<-> bidirectional

{adj: union} of trade unions
"the union movement"
"union negotiations"
"a union-shop clause in the contract"
<-> nonunion

{adj: unitary} relating to or characterized by or aiming toward unity
"the unitary principles of nationalism"
"a unitary movement in politics"

{adj: versatile} able to move freely in all directions
"an owl's versatile toe can move backward and forward"
"an insect's versatile antennae can move up and down or laterally"
"a versatile anther of a flower moves freely in the wind"

{adj: wary} marked by keen caution and watchful prudence
"they were wary in their movements"
"a wary glance at the black clouds"
"taught to be wary of strangers"
<-> unwary


{adv: ahead, onward, onwards, forward, forwards, forrader} in a forward direction
"go ahead"
"the train moved ahead slowly"
"the boat lurched ahead"
"moved onward into the forest"
"they went slowly forward in the mud"


{adv: clockwise} in the direction that the hands of a clock move
"please move clockwise in a circle"
<-> counterclockwise


{adv: counterclockwise, anticlockwise} in a direction opposite to the direction in which the hands of a clock move
"please move counterclockwise in a circle!"
<-> clockwise


{adv: differentially} in a differential manner
"Hubel and Wiesel have found cells that respond differentially according to the direction in which a stimulus is moved across the retina"


{adv: farther, further} to or at a greater distance in time or space (`farther' is used more frequently than `further' in this physical sense)
"farther north"
"moved farther away"
"farther down the corridor"
"the practice may go back still farther to the Druids"
"went only three miles further"
"further in the future"


{adv: friskily} in a playfully frisky manner
"he moves about friskily despite his age"

{adv: gracelessly} in a graceless manner
"she moves rather gracelessly"
<-> gracefully

{adv: gradually, bit by bit, step by step} in a gradual manner
"the snake moved gradually toward its victim"


{adv: invincibly} in an invincible manner
"invincibly, the troops moved forward"


{adv: painfully, sorely} in or as if in pain
"she moved painfully forward"
"sorely wounded"
<-> painlessly

{adv: painlessly} without pain
"after the surgery, she could move her arms painlessly"
<-> painfully

{adv: particularly, in particular} specifically or especially distinguished from others
"loves Bach, particularly his partitas"
"recommended one book in particular"
"trace major population movements for the Pueblo groups in particular"


{adv: ponderously} in a heavy ponderous manner
"he moves ponderously"

{adv: sensually, sultrily} in a sultry and sensual manner
"the belly dancer mover sensually among the tables"


{adv: soughingly} with a soft sound
"the branches of the trees moved soughingly in the breeze"


{adv: south, to the south, in the south} in a southern direction
"we moved south"


{adv: stickily, viscidly} in a sticky viscid manner
"he felt the blood move stickily from his split scalp and trickle down his forehead"


{adv: swiftly, fleetly} in a swift manner
"she moved swiftly"


{adv: synchronously} in synchrony; in a synchronous manner
"in four-chambered hearts, the two auricles move synchronously"


{adv: tamely} in a tame manner
"the labour movement allowed itself to be run out of power tamely"


{adv: west} to, toward, or in the west
"we moved west to Arizona"
"situated west of Boston"

{n: Abkhaz, Abkhazia} an autonomous province of Georgia on the Black Sea; a strong independence movement has resulted in much instability

{n: Akhbari} a religious movement by Arab Shiite Muslims in 17th century Iraq that is opposed to the Usuli
"Akhbari Shiism has never promoted political control"

{n: Al Nathir} a Palestinian terrorist organization formed in 2002 and linked to Fatah movement of Yasser Arafat

{n: Albigensianism, Catharism} a Christian movement considered to be a medieval descendant of Manichaeism in southern France in the 12th and 13th centuries; characterized by dualism (asserted the coexistence of two mutually opposed principles, one good and one evil); was exterminated for heresy during the Inquisition

{n: Asiatic flying squirrel} nocturnal rodent of Asia having furry folds of skin between forelegs and hind legs enabling it to move by gliding leaps

{n: Bartok, Bela Bartok} Hungarian composer and pianist who collected Hungarian folk music; in 1940 he moved to the United States (1881-1945)

{n: Black September Movement} a former Palestinian terrorist organization (now merged with Fatah Revolutionary Council) that assassinated the Prime Minister of Jordan and during the 1972 Olympic Games in Munich killed 11 Israeli athletes

{n: Boy Scouts} an international (but decentralized) movement started in 1908 in England with the goal of teaching good citizenship to boys

{n: Brown, Robert Brown} Scottish botanist who first observed the movement of small particles in fluids now known a Brownian motion (1773-1858)

{n: Brownian movement, Brownian motion, pedesis} the random motion of small particles suspended in a gas or liquid

{n: Cassius, Cassius Longinus, Gaius Cassius Longinus} prime mover in the conspiracy against Julius Caesar (died in 42 BC)

{n: Chateaubriand, Francois Rene Chateaubriand, Vicomte de Chateaubriand} French statesman and writer; considered a precursor of the romantic movement in France (1768-1848)

{n: Chinese checkers, Chinese chequers} a board game in which each player tries to move a set of marbles through a set of holes from one point of a six-pointed star to the opposite point

{n: Civil Rights movement} movement in the United States beginning in the 1960s and led primarily by Blacks in an effort to establish the civil rights of individual Black citizens

{n: Constantine, Constantine I, Constantine the Great, Flavius Valerius Constantinus} Emperor of Rome who stopped the persecution of Christians and in 324 made Christianity the official religion of the empire; in 330 he moved his capital from Rome to Byzantium and renamed it Constantinople (280-337)

{n: Cumberland Gap} a pass through the Cumberland Mountains between Virginia and Kentucky that early settlers used in order to move west

{n: Doppler effect, Doppler shift} change in the apparent frequency of a wave as observer and source move toward or away from each other

{n: Duchamp, Marcel Duchamp} French artist who immigrated to the United States; a leader in the dada movement in New York City; was first to exhibit commonplace objects as art (1887-1968)

{n: East Turkistan Islamic Movement, East Turkestan Islamic Movement} a group of Uighur Muslims fighting Chinese control of Xinjiang; declared by China in 2001 to be terrorists although there is a long history of cycles of insurgency and repression

{n: Enlightenment, Age of Reason} a movement in the 18th century that advocated the use of reason in the reappraisal of accepted ideas and social institutions

{n: Free French, Fighting French} a French movement during World War II that was organized in London by Charles de Gaulle to fight for the liberation of France from German control and for the restoration of the republic

{n: Hamas, Islamic Resistance Movement} a militant Islamic fundamentalist political movement that opposes peace with Israel and uses terrorism as a weapon; seeks to create an Islamic state in place of Israel; is opposed to the PLO and has become a leading perpetrator of terrorist activity in Israel; pioneered suicide bombing

{n: Harkat-ul-Mujahidin, HUM, Harkat ul-Ansar, HUA, Harkat ul-Mujahedeen, Al Faran, Movement of Holy Warriors} an Islamic fundamentalist group in Pakistan that fought the Soviet Union in Afghanistan in the 1980s; now operates as a terrorist organization primarily in Kashmir and seeks Kashmir's accession by Pakistan

{n: Hasidim, Hassidim, Hasidism, Chasidim, Chassidim} a sect of Orthodox Jews that arose out of a pietistic movement originating in eastern Europe in the second half of the 18th century; a sect that follows the Mosaic law strictly

{n: Howe, Julia Ward Howe} United States feminist who was active in the women's suffrage movement (1819-1910)

{n: Hugo, Victor Hugo, Victor-Marie Hugo} French poet and novelist and dramatist; leader of the romantic movement in France (1802-1885)

{n: Industrial Workers of the World, IWW, I.W.W.} a former international labor union and radical labor movement in the United States; founded in Chicago in 1905 and dedicated to the overthrow of capitalism; its membership declined after World War I

{n: Islamism} a fundamentalist Islamic revivalist movement generally characterized by moral conservatism and the literal interpretation of the Koran and the attempt to implement Islamic values in all aspects of life

{n: Jacksonian epilepsy} focal epilepsy in which the attack usually moves from distal to proximal limb muscles on the same side of the body

{n: Jacobin} a member of the radical movement that instituted the Reign of Terror during the French Revolution

{n: Lautaro Youth Movement, Lautaro Faction of the United Popular Action Movement, Lautaro Popular Rebel Forces} a violent terrorist group organized in the 1980s and advocating the overthrow of the Chilean military government; leaders are mainly criminals or impoverished youths

{n: Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam, LTTE, Tamil Tigers, Tigers, World Tamil Association, World Tamil Movement} a terrorist organization in Sri Lanka that began in 1970 as a student protest over the limited university access for Tamil students; currently seeks to establish an independent Tamil state called Eelam; relies on guerilla strategy including terrorist tactics that target key government and military personnel
"the Tamil Tigers perfected suicide bombing as a weapon of war"

{n: Lubavitch} a town in Belarus that was the center of the Chabad movement for a brief period during the 19th century

{n: Maxwell's demon} an imaginary creature that controls a small hole in a partition that divides a chamber filled with gas into two parts and allows fast molecules to move in one direction and slow molecules to move in the other direction through the hole; this would result in one part of the container becoming warmer and the other cooler, thus decreasing entropy and violating the second law of thermodynamics

{n: Mennonite Church} formed from the Anabaptist movement in the 16th century; noted for its simplicity of life

{n: Mennonite} a member of an Anabaptist movement in Holland noted for its simplicity of life

{n: New Wave, Nouvelle Vague} an art movement in French cinema in the 1960s

{n: Oldenberg, Claes Oldenberg} United States sculptor (born in Sweden); a leader of the pop art movement who was noted for giant sculptures of common objects (born in 1929)

{n: Oxford movement} 19th-century movement in the Church of England opposing liberal tendencies

{n: Palestine Liberation Organization, PLO} a political movement uniting Palestinian Arabs in an effort to create an independent state of Palestine; when formed in 1964 it was a terrorist organization dominated by Yasser Arafat's al-Fatah; in 1968 Arafat became chairman; received recognition by the United Nations and by Arab states in 1974 as a government in exile; has played a largely political role since the creation of the Palestine National Authority

{n: Parks, Rosa Parks} United States civil rights leader who refused to give up her seat on a bus to a white man in Montgomery (Alabama) and so triggered the national civil rights movement (born in 1913)

{n: Pietism} 17th and 18th-century German movement in the Lutheran Church stressing personal piety and devotion

{n: Rankin, Jeannette Rankin} leader in the women's suffrage movement in Montana; the first woman to serve in the United States House of Representatives (1880-1973)

{n: Rastafari, Rastas} a Black youth subculture and religious movement that arose in the ghettos of Kingston, Jamaica, in the 1950s; Rastafarians regard Ras Tafari as divine; males grow hair in long dreadlocks and wear woolen caps; use marijuana and listen to reggae music

{n: Red Brigades, Brigate Rosse, BR} a Marxist-Leninist terrorist organization that arose out of a student protest movement in the late 1960s; wants to separate Italy from NATO and advocates violence in the service of class warfare and revolution; mostly inactive since 1989

{n: Reformation, Protestant Reformation} a religious movement of the 16th century that began as an attempt to reform the Roman Catholic Church and resulted in the creation of Protestant churches

{n: Romanticism, Romantic Movement} a movement in literature and art during the late 18th and early 19th centuries that celebrated nature rather than civilization
"Romanticism valued imagination and emotion over rationality"
<-> classicism

{n: Saarinen, Eliel Saarinen} Finnish architect and city planner who moved to the United States in 1923; father of Eero Saarinen (1873-1950)

{n: Seminole} a member of the Muskhogean people who moved into Florida in the 18th century

{n: Sinn Fein} an Irish republican political movement founded in 1905 to promote independence from England and unification of Ireland; became the political branch of the Irish Republican Army

{n: Spassky, Boris Spassky, Boris Vasilevich Spassky} Russian chess master who moved to Paris; world champion from 1969 to 1972 (born in 1937)

{n: Tantrism} movement within Buddhism combining elements of Hinduism and paganism

{n: Tareekh e Kasas, Movement for Revenge} an organization of Muslims in India who killed Hindus in September 2002; believed to have ties with Muslim terrorists in Pakistan

{n: Tractarianism, Puseyism} principles of the founders of the Oxford movement as expounded in pamphlets called `Tracts for the Times'

{n: Tractarian} a follower of Tractarianism and supporter of the Oxford movement (which was expounded in pamphlets called `Tracts for the Times')

{n: Tupac Amaru Revolutionary Movement, Movimiento Revolucionario Tupac Anaru, MRTA} a Marxist-Leninist terrorist organization in Peru; was formed in 1983 to overthrow the Peruvian government and replace it with a Marxist regime; has connections with the ELN in Bolivia

{n: Tuscarora} a member of a Iroquois people who formerly lived in North Carolina and then moved to New York state and joined the Iroquois

{n: Tzara, Tristan Tzara, Samuel Rosenstock} French poet (born in Romania) who was one of the cofounders of the dada movement (1896-1963)

{n: Usuli} a religious movement by Persian Shiite Muslims in 17th century Iran that is opposed to the Akhbari
"Usuli Shiism produced the politically active caste of priests that is a distinctive feature of Iranian Shiism"

{n: Zionism, Zionist movement} a movement of world Jewry that arose late in the 19th century with the aim of creating a Jewish state in Palestine

{n: air pump, vacuum pump} a pump that moves air in or out of something

{n: airiness, delicacy} lightness in movement or manner

{n: allowance, leeway, margin, tolerance} a permissible difference; allowing some freedom to move within limits

{n: attack} an offensive move in a sport or game
"they won the game with a 10-hit attack in the 9th inning"

{n: awkwardness, cumbersomeness, unwieldiness} trouble in carrying or managing caused by bulk or shape
"the movers cursed the unwieldiness of the big piano"

{n: balance wheel, balance} a wheel that regulates the rate of movement in a machine; especially a wheel oscillating against the hairspring of a timepiece to regulate its beat

{n: basal ganglion} any of several masses of subcortical grey matter at the base of each cerebral hemisphere that seem to be involved in the regulation of voluntary movement

{n: behavior, behaviour} (psychology) the aggregate of the responses or reactions or movements made by an organism in any situation

{n: belly dance, belly dancing, danse du ventre} a Middle Eastern dance in which the dancer makes sensuous movements of the hips and abdomen

{n: blind, screen} something that keeps things out or hinders sight
"they had just moved in and had not put up blinds yet"

{n: brake pedal} foot pedal that moves a piston in the master brake cylinder

{n: break dancing, break dance} a form of solo dancing that involves rapid acrobatic moves in which different parts of the body touch the ground; normally performed to the rhythm of rap music

{n: breath} a slight movement of the air
"there wasn't a breath of air in the room"

{n: brother, comrade} used as a term of address for those male persons engaged in the same movement
"Greetings, comrade!"

{n: campaign, cause, crusade, drive, movement, effort} a series of actions advancing a principle or tending toward a particular end
"he supported populist campaigns"
"they worked in the cause of world peace"
"the team was ready for a drive toward the pennant"
"the movement to end slavery"
"contributed to the war effort"

{n: cartoon, animated cartoon, toon} a film made by photographing a series of cartoon drawings to give the illusion of movement when projected in rapid sequence

{n: castle, rook} (chess) the piece that can move any number of unoccupied squares in a direction parallel to the sides of the chessboard

{n: cha-cha, cha-cha-cha} a modern ballroom dance from Latin America; small steps and swaying movements of the hips

{n: chemotaxis} movement by a cell or organism in reaction to a chemical stimulus

{n: classicism, classicalism} a movement in literature and art during the 17th and 18th centuries in Europe that favored rationality and restraint and strict forms
"classicism often derived its models from the ancient Greeks and Romans"
<-> Romanticism

{n: common fate, law of common fate} a Gestalt principle of organization holding that aspects of perceptual field that move or function in a similar manner will be perceived as a unit

{n: common front} a movement in which several individuals or groups with different interests join together
"the unions presented a common front at the bargaining table"

{n: communications satellite} an artificial satellite that relays signals back to earth; moves in a geostationary orbit

{n: constructivism} an abstractionist artistic movement in Russia after World War I; industrial materials were used to construct nonrepresentational objects

{n: convection} (meteorology) the vertical movement of heat or other properties by massive motion within the atmosphere

{n: costal cartilage} the cartilages that connect the sternum and the ends of the ribs; its elasticity allows the chest to move in respiration

{n: cubism} an artistic movement in France beginning in 1907 that featured surfaces of geometrical planes

{n: cultural movement} a group of people working together to advance certain cultural goals

{n: cylinder lock} a lock in which a cylinder rotates to move a bolt; tumblers are pins; inserting the key lifts and aligns the pins to free the cylinder to rotate

{n: cylinder, piston chamber} a chamber within which piston moves

{n: dada, dadaism} a nihilistic art movement (especially in painting) that flourished in Europe early in the 20th century; based on irrationality and negation of the accepted laws of beauty

{n: dancing, dance, terpsichore, saltation} taking a series of rhythmical steps (and movements) in time to music

{n: daphnia, water flea} minute freshwater crustacean having a round body enclosed in a transparent shell; moves about like a flea by means of hairy branched antennae

{n: dash-pot} a mechanical damper; the vibrating part is attached to a piston that moves in a chamber filled with liquid

{n: decentralization, decentalisation} the social process in which population and industry moves from urban centers to outlying districts

{n: demarche} a move or step or maneuver in political or diplomatic affairs

{n: determination, purpose} the quality of being determined to do or achieve something
"his determination showed in his every movement"
"he is a man of purpose"

{n: development} (music) the section of a composition or movement (especially in sonata form) where the major musical themes are developed and elaborated

{n: divergent thinking, out-of-the-box thinking} thinking that moves away in diverging directions so as to involve a variety of aspects and which sometimes lead to novel ideas and solutions; associated with creativity
<-> convergent thinking

{n: divertimento, serenade} a musical composition in several movements; has no fixed form

{n: dyskinesia} abnormality in performing voluntary muscle movements

{n: elevator, lift} lifting device consisting of a platform or cage that is raised and lowered mechanically in a vertical shaft in order to move people from one floor to another in a building

{n: eurythmy, eurhythmy, eurythmics, eurhythmics} the interpretation in harmonious bodily movements of the rhythm of musical compositions; used to teach musical understanding

{n: existentialism, existential philosophy, existentialist philosophy} (philosophy) a 20th-century philosophical movement chiefly in Europe; assumes that people are entirely free and thus responsible for what they make of themselves

{n: exposition} (music) the section of a movement (especially in sonata form) where the major musical themes first occur

{n: expressionism} an art movement early in the 20th century; the artist's subjective expression of inner experiences was emphasized; an inner feeling was expressed through a distorted rendition of reality

{n: eyelid, lid, palpebra} either of two folds of skin that can be moved to cover or open the eye
"his lids would stay open no longer"

{n: falun gong} a spiritual movement that began in China in the latter half of the 20th century and is based on Buddhist and Taoist teachings and practices

{n: fauvism} an art movement launched in 1905 whose work was characterized by bright and nonnatural colors and simple forms; influenced the expressionists

{n: fecal impaction} accumulation of hardened feces in the rectum or lower colon which the person cannot move

{n: fence mending} social action to improve poor relations (especially in politics)
"they moved forward from a period of fence mending to substantive changes in the country"

{n: fetal circulation, foetal circulation} the system of blood vessels and structures through which blood moves in a fetus

{n: fetal movement, foetal movement} motion of a fetus within the uterus (usually detected by the 16th week of pregnancy)

{n: figure} a predetermined set of movements in dancing or skating
"she made the best score on compulsory figures"

{n: flying phalanger, flying opossum, flying squirrel} nocturnal phalangers that move with gliding leaps using parachute-like folds of skin along the sides of the body

{n: flying squad} a mobile group of trained people (police or executives or officials) able to move quickly in the case of emergencies

{n: forked lightning, chain lightning} a form of lightning that moves rapidly in a zigzag path with one end divided (fork-like)

{n: forklift} a small industrial vehicle with a power operated forked platform in front that can be inserted under loads to lift and move them

{n: freeze, halt} an interruption or temporary suspension of progress or movement
"a halt in the arms race"
"a nuclear freeze"

{n: friction, rubbing} the resistance encountered when one body is moved in contact with another

{n: front burner} top priority
"the work was moved to the front burner in order to meet deadlines"
<-> back burner

{n: futurism} an artistic movement in Italy around 1910 that tried to express the energy and values of the machine age

{n: gambit} a chess move early in the game in which the player sacrifices minor pieces in order to obtain an advantageous position


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