MOVEMENT's Sentences and Contexts

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 Sentences of movement
Definition:
n. act of moving; change of place or posture; transference, by any means, from one situation to another
Example:
I believe that anyone who supports this movement is anti-American.
Sentence in Classic:
With a sudden movement she bowed his head and joined her lips to his and he read the meaning of her movements in her frank uplifted eyes.
A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man By James Joyce Context
People said that she was very clever at music and a very nice girl and, moreover, that she was a believer in the language movement.
Dubliners By James Joyce Context
Eventually, in the year 1869, the movement rather suddenly collapsed, although there have been sporadic outbreaks of the same sort since that date.
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle Context
The good writing represents stations, the bad writing movement, and the very bad writing passing over points.
The Return of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle Context
Levin went to the steps, took a run from above as best he could, and dashed down, preserving his balance in this unwonted movement with his hands.
Anna Karenina(V1) By Leo Tolstoy Context
She was silent for a little, thinking of herself, of her own grief in her family, and all at once, with an impulsive movement, she raised her head and clasped her hands with an imploring gesture.
Anna Karenina(V2) By Leo Tolstoy Context
The conversation turned on the new movement in art, on the new illustrations of the Bible by a French artist.
Anna Karenina(V3) By Leo Tolstoy Context
Prince Vasili did not reply, though, with the quickness of memory and perception befitting a man of the world, he indicated by a movement of the head that he was considering this information.
War and Peace(V1) By Leo Tolstoy Context
The old countess, not letting go of his hand and kissing it every moment, sat beside him: the rest, crowding round him, watched every movement, word, or look of his, never taking their blissfully adoring eyes off him.
War and Peace(V2) By Leo Tolstoy Context
She clicked her teeth (Karay no longer had her by the throat), leaped with a movement of her hind legs out of the gully, and having disengaged herself from the dogs, with tail tucked in again, went forward.
War and Peace(V3) By Leo Tolstoy Context
He crossed himself with an accustomed movement, bent till he touched the ground with his hand, and bowed his white head with a deep sigh.
War and Peace(V4) By Leo Tolstoy Context