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  • adjective moved to action.

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  • verb Simple past tense and past participle of actuate.

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  • adjective moved to action


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  • She liked to see the crowds, she did; it was the same with a great many others. Indeed, among all those thousands, Yashima herself was perhaps the only one who was actuated by nothing more than vulgar curiosity. -- ''Yashima, or, The Gorgeous West'' by R T Sherwood, 1931.

    December 24, 2008