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Do Literary Gimmicks Work? Caryn James April 19, 2011
- Action stations
plural noun (military) the positions taken up by individuals in preparation for or during a battle interjection (military) a command to take up such positions (informal) a warning to get ready for something Historical Examples The notes of the call to action stations were still screaming through the ship. The Lost Warship Robert Moore Williams […]
- Action verb
a verb, as run, think, or soothe, that expresses something that a person, animal, object, or process in nature can do, as in Close the door! or The storm is flooding many houses along the coast, rather than expressing a state of being. Compare (def 2), . noun a word belonging to the part of […]
furnishing ground for a lawsuit. liable to a lawsuit. ready to go or be put into ; ready for use: to retrieve actionable copy from a computer. Contemporary Examples “It is going to be great, even if only 10 percent is actionable,” the official said. Day 2: Breaking News About Osama bin Laden’s Death The […]
furnishing ground for a lawsuit. liable to a lawsuit. ready to go or be put into ; ready for use: to retrieve actionable copy from a computer. adjective (law) affording grounds for legal action adj. 1590s; from action + -able.