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 for Moving
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Move \Move\ (m[=oo]v), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Moved (m[=oo]vd);
     p. pr. & vb. n. Moving.] [OE. moven, OF. moveir, F.
     mouvoir, L. movere; cf. Gr. 'amei`bein to change, exchange,
     go in or out, quit, Skr. m[imac]v, p. p. m[=u]ta, to move,
     push. Cf. Emotion, Mew to molt, Mob, Mutable,
     1. To cause to change place or posture in any manner; to set
        in motion; to carry, convey, draw, or push from one place
        to another; to impel; to stir; as, the wind moves a
        vessel; the horse moves a carriage.
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     2. (Chess, Checkers, etc.) To transfer (a piece or man) from
        one space or position to another on a playing board,
        according to the rules of the game; as, to move a king.
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     3. To excite to action by the presentation of motives; to
        rouse by representation, persuasion, or appeal; to
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              Minds desirous of revenge were not moved with gold.
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              No female arts his mind could move.   --Dryden.
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     4. To arouse the feelings or passions of; especially, to
        excite to tenderness or compassion; to touch pathetically;
        to excite, as an emotion. --Shak.
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              When he saw the multitudes, he was moved with
              compassion on them.                   --Matt. ix.
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              [The use of images] in orations and poetry is to
              move pity or terror.                  --Felton.
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     5. To propose; to recommend; specifically, to propose
        formally for consideration and determination, in a
        deliberative assembly; to submit, as a resolution to be
        adopted; as, to move to adjourn.
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              Let me but move one question to your daughter.
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              They are to be blamed alike who move and who decline
              war upon particular respects.         --Hayward.
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     6. To apply to, as for aid. [Obs.] --Shak.
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     Syn: To stir; agitate; trouble; affect; persuade; influence;
          actuate; impel; rouse; prompt; instigate; incite;
          induce; incline; propose; offer.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Moving \Mov"ing\, a.
     1. Changing place or posture; causing motion or action; as, a
        moving car, or power.
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     2. Exciting movement of the mind or feelings; adapted to move
        the sympathies, passions, or affections; touching;
        pathetic; as, a moving appeal.
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              I sang an old moving story.           --Coleridge.
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     Moving force (Mech.), a force that accelerates, retards, or
        deflects the motion of a body.
     Moving plant (Bot.), a leguminous plant ({Desmodium
        gyrans); -- so called because its leaflets have a
        distinct automatic motion.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Moving \Mov"ing\, n.
     The act of changing place or posture; esp., the act of
     changing one's dwelling place or place of business.
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     Moving day, a day when one moves; esp., a day when a large
        number of tenants change their dwelling place.
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      adj 1: in motion; "a constantly moving crowd"; "the moving parts
             of the machine" [ant: nonmoving, unmoving]
      2: arousing or capable of arousing deep emotion; "she laid her
         case of destitution before him in a very moving letter"- N.
         Hawthorne [ant: unmoving]
      3: used of a series of photographs presented so as to create the
         illusion of motion; "Her ambition was to be in moving
         pictures or `the movies'" [ant: still]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  240 Moby Thesaurus words for "moving":
     active, activity, actuating, actuation, advancing, affecting,
     affective, afflictive, agitating, ambulant, ambulative, ambulatory,
     amotion, animating, animation, arousing, awakening, bitter, bleak,
     breathless, breathtaking, causal, causative, charged, cheerless,
     circuit-riding, cliff-hanging, comfortless, commutation,
     compelling, course, crossing, delocalization, deplorable,
     depressing, depressive, dignified, direction, directive,
     discomforting, dismal, dismaying, displacement, disquieting,
     distracting, distressful, distressing, disturbing, doleful,
     dolorific, dolorogenic, dolorous, dreary, driving, dynamics,
     effective, electric, elevated, eloquent, emotional, emotive,
     exciting, exhilarating, expeditionary, expressive, facund, forward,
     forward-looking, galvanic, globe-girdling, globe-trotting,
     go-ahead, going, grand, grave, grievous, gripping, heady,
     heart-expanding, heart-stirring, heart-swelling, heart-thrilling,
     heartrending, impellent, impelling, impressive, impulsive,
     in motion, inducive, inflammatory, influence, inner-direction,
     inspirational, inspiring, intoxicating, itinerant, itinerary,
     jarring, jolting, journeying, joyless, kinematics, kinesipathy,
     kinesis, kinesitherapy, kinetics, lamentable, locomotion,
     locomotive, lofty, maddening, majestic, meaningful, mind-blowing,
     mobile, mobilization, motile, motion, motivating, motivation,
     motivational, motive, motor, mournful, move, movement, mundivagant,
     noble, on the move, on tour, oncoming, ongoing, onward, operating,
     other-direction, overcoming, overmastering, overpowering,
     overwhelming, painful, passage, passing, pathetic, pedestrian,
     perambulating, perambulatory, peregrinative, peregrine,
     peripatetic, persuasive, perturbing, pilgrimlike, piquant, piteous,
     pitiable, pitiful, poignant, pregnant, pressing, proceeding,
     progress, progressing, progressive, prompting, propellant,
     propelling, provocative, provoking, pulsive, quickening, rallying,
     ravishing, regrettable, relocation, remotion, removal, removement,
     restlessness, rousing, rueful, running, sad, saddening,
     sententious, serious, sharp, shift, significant, solemn, sore,
     sorrowful, soul-stirring, spirit-stirring, stately, stimulating,
     stimulation, stimulative, stir, stirring, striking, strolling,
     sublime, suspenseful, suspensive, tantalizing, telling, thrilling,
     thrilly, thrusting, touching, touring, tourism, touristic,
     touristry, touristy, traject, trajet, transit, transitional,
     travel, traveling, trekking, troubling, uncomfortable, unfixed,
     unrest, unsettling, unstable, unsteadfast, unsteady, upsetting,
     urgent, velocity, walking, wayfaring, weighty, woebegone, woeful,
     working, wretched

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