1 deedDictionary, move, actHe was the sort of person who didn't like his actions questioned.
His heroic deeds were celebrated in every corner of the country.
Daniel's eyes followed her every move.
My insurance covers acts of sabotage.
the performance of his duties
Lack of exercise can lead to feelings of depression and exhaustion.
a conference celebrating women's achievements
At the time, his appointment seemed a stroke of genius.
His wartime exploits were made into a TV series.
an incredible feat of agility
The accomplishments of the past year are quite extraordinary.
panting from the exertion of climbing the stairs
2 measureDictionary, act, stepThe government is taking emergency action to deal with the crisis.
3 lawsuitDictionary, case, causea libel action brought by one of the country's top bureaucrats
The dispute culminated in a lawsuit against the government.
He lost his case at the European Court of Human Rights.
New evidence showed that he lied at the trial.
The judge dismissed the suit.
The whole proceeding went very smoothly.
The settlement ends more than four years of litigation.
4 energyDictionary, activity, spiritHollywood is where the action is now.
At 65 years old, her energy and looks are wonderful.
There is an extraordinary level of activity in the market.
They played with spirit.
slamming the door behind her with all her force
He fell in love with her for her vitality and sense of fun.
He lacks the vigour of a normal, healthy teenager.
Some may enjoy the liveliness of such as restaurant.
5 effectDictionary, working, workHer description of the action of poisons is very accurate.
We are now resuming diplomatic relations with Syria with immediate effect.
computer systems which mimic the workings of the human brain
This needs time and a lot of hard work.
He changed our world through the force of his ideas.
The best way to find out is by a process of elimination.
A great deal of effort had been put into the planning.
Dials monitor every aspect of the operation of the aircraft.
She needed special instruction due to her restricted activity.
He could watch her every movement.
Many other medications have an influence on cholesterol levels.
the laws governing light, sound and motion
6 battleDictionary, war, fightTen soldiers were wounded in action.
a gun battle between police and drug traffickers
matters of war and peace
They used to be allies in the fight against the old Communist regime.
More than 900 people have died in the fighting.
The National Security Council has met to discuss ways of preventing a military conflict.
There are reports of clashes between militants and the security forces in the city.
a bitter contest over who should control the state's future
They were killed in an encounter with security forces near the border.
Over 16 million men died in combat during the war.
The constitution prevents them from military engagement on foreign soil.
There are fears that the dispute could develop into open warfare.
Today he entered the fray on the side of the moderates.
Border skirmishes are common.
He caused an affray at a pub.
An ounce of action is worth a ton of theory
Actions speak louder than words
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If someone has good manners, they are polite and observe social customs. If someone has bad manners, they are impolite and do not observe these customs.
He dressed well and had impeccable manners.
Video: pronunciation of 'action'
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Action is doing something for a particular purpose.