MOVEMENT in a Sentence

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 Meanings and Examples of MOVEMENT
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movement
 n.  a particular act of changing position or place
Classic Sentence: (210 in 15 pages)
1  The cat had jumped from Zeena's chair to dart at a mouse in the wainscot, and as a result of the sudden movement the empty chair had set up a spectral rocking.
Ethan Frome By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In V
2  But suddenly his wife's face, with twisted monstrous lineaments, thrust itself between him and his goal, and he made an instinctive movement to brush it aside.
Ethan Frome By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In IX
3  She sat huddled in an arm-chair near the stove, and when I came in she turned her head quickly toward me, without the least corresponding movement of her body.
Ethan Frome By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In IX
4  As if every movement was agony, Gerald removed his wallet from his coat and opened it.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER X
5  There was a movement on the outskirts of the crowd and those on foot gave way as Rhett Butler carefully edged his horse toward Aunt Pitty's carriage.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XIV
6  Along the entire route of several hundred miles, the tracks had been cleared and all the available rolling stock in the Southeast had been assembled for the movement.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XVI
7  His coat and trousers were actually of the same material and they fitted him, instead of hanging in folds or being almost too tight for movement.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XVII
8  His soft brown eyes followed her every movement, large, round as dollars, a childish bewilderment in them as though her own scarce-hidden fears had been communicated to him.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXI
9  Muscles she did not know she possessed ached from her unaccustomed exertions of the night before and every movement brought sharp pain.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXIV
10  She gripped the reins tighter with hands that were blistered and slapped them fiercely on the horse's back, her aching arms burning at the movement.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXIV
11  Stiffly, Scarlett climbed down from the seat, each movement of agony of aching muscles.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXIV
12  The next morning Scarlett's body was so stiff and sore from the long miles of walking and jolting in the wagon that every movement was agony.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXV
13  Soon Atlanta became accustomed to seeing Scarlett and her bodyguard and, from being accustomed, the ladies grew to envy her her freedom of movement.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XLII
14  With a sudden swift movement the man's hand was on the horse's bridle.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XLIV
15  She lunged for him, swift as a cat, but with a light startled movement, he sidestepped, throwing up his arm to ward her off.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER LVI
Example Sentence: (136 in 10 pages)
16  The chance to partake in such a great historic movement doesn't come every day.
17  Any attempts to bring under the mass movement for civil rights are doomed to failure.
18  Out of the corner of my eye I saw a blur of movement on the other side of the glass.
19  Lu Xun will be for ever celebrated as the glorious harbinger of a new Chinese cultural movement.
20  Martin Luther King was seen as a hero of democratic movement.
21  The movement is liberal and social democratic in orientation.
22  With the strike, a historical watershed in the development of the trade union movement was reached.
23  The drug paralyses the nerves so that there is no feeling or movement in the legs.
24  Power comes from the forward movement of the entire body.
25  Italy has a highly visible environmental movement.
26  A sudden movement caught my eye.
27  The rapid movement of an object towards the eye triggers the blink reflex.
28  Mendes led a movement to stop destruction of the rain forest.
29  Loose clothing gives you greater freedom of movement.
30  The government has restricted freedom of movement into and out of the country.