Yet the difficulty was in capturing the immediacy of a narrative that was chaotically in motion.
What Knudsen set in motion over the next five years not only saved America but the free world.
She was sent to Melbourne to live with her cousin, a member of the Sapphires, thus setting in motion the events that took place.
How could we be moving toward military action without at least going through this motion?
The thrill of setting her adult life in motion versus the horror of paying for it.
Renwick, crouched beneath the foliage, was incapable of motion.
The procedure was that of a grand jury set in motion by common report.
Xoli gave the signal, and the soul of the Chalcan girl broke forth in motion.
Its march proceeds from picture to picture, to which, motion gives life.
The wolf seconded the motion, and the hyena said that suits.
late 14c., "suggestion; process of moving," from Old French mocion "movement, motion; change, alteration" (13c.), from Latin motionem (nominative motio) "a moving, a motion; an emotion," from past participle stem of movere "to move" (see move (v.)). Motion picture attested from 1896.
late 15c., "to request, petition" (obsolete), from motion (n.). The sense in parliamentary procedure first recorded 1747; with meaning "to guide or direct by a sign, gesture, movement" it is attested from 1787. Related: Motioned; motioning.
motion mo·tion (mō'shən)
The act or process of changing position or place.
The manner in which the body or a body part moves.