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youth movement

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n youth movement political or religious or social reform movement or agitation consisting chiefly of young people
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Usage

In literature:

The drama of 1830 fascinated them by its movement, its colouring, its youthfulness.
"Bouvard and Pécuchet" by Gustave Flaubert
He made a movement as if to clutch the youth by the arm, then drew back.
"The Young Oarsmen of Lakeview" by Ralph Bonehill
His fine height, his manner, his movements, denoted sane and vigorous youth.
"An Eagle Flight" by José Rizal
The eyes of the whole party followed the unexpected movement, and read their success in the air of triumph that the youth assumed.
"The Last of the Mohicans" by James Fenimore Cooper
Her movements were those of vigorous, healthy youth.
"Otherwise Phyllis" by Meredith Nicholson
The youth's movement was so quick that the door made a sharp sound as the catch clicked.
"The Missing Tin Box" by Arthur M. Winfield
Each muscular movement should reflect health and youth until one feels hardy and young.
"The Colored Girl Beautiful" by E. Azalia Hackley
With a single movement the rapt youth was at her feet, weaving his arms about her waist.
"The Deaves Affair" by Hulbert Footner
I was a tall, strong youth, full of courage and handsome to the eye of women: I led a life noisy and joyous, and for ever in movement.
"Lippincott's Magazine of Popular Literature and Science, Volume 26, July 1880." by Various
In the audience one day was a youth with big gray eyes, which were riveted in charmed attention on Plympton's every movement.
"The Scrap Book, Volume 1, No. 3" by Various
The delightful consciousness of freedom, strength, and youthful spirits, spoke in their every movement.
"Tales from the German. Volume II." by Carl Franz van der Velde
A convulsive movement passed over his fine youthful features, as if tears were ineffectually struggling to escape.
"On the Heights" by Berthold Auerbach
Pathema also watched their movements and departure, fearing that the wounded youth was dead.
"The Mother of St. Nicholas" by Grant Balfour
The same face, eyes, youthful stature, the same posture, movements, and dress.
"The Pharaoh and the Priest" by Alexander Glovatski
So helpless, he who had been so full of movement and fitness and supple youth!
"The Boy with Wings" by Berta Ruck
He was a short, strongly built man, with stiff gray hair, but nimble, and almost youthful in his movements.
"The Childhood of King Erik Menved" by Bernhard Severin Ingemann
A youth who has more enthusiasm than good sense appears to be the leader in this movement.
"The Jew" by Joseph Ignatius Kraszewski
Yes, his frame is worn away, but not the grace in every movement of his youthful spirit.
"The International Monthly, Vol. II, No. I" by Various
It was a movement calculated to attract all the generous and impassioned impulses of youth.
"Donahoe's Magazine, Vol. XV, No. 4, April, 1886" by Various
But youth lives on movement, grows great in enthusiasm and faith.
"The Life of Mazzini" by Bolton King
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In poetry:

He placed his cloak in a corner dark;
In movements slow removed his hood,
Then turning suddenly about
Before the youth he smiling stood.
"Gamzrdeli" by Akaki Tsereteli

In news:

(June 11, 2009) Sonic Youth provides the bridge between 1970s post-punk experimentations (and noise) and the contemporary noise-core and Black Metal movements, while including an eclectic variety of musical genres flowing beneath its span.
Mariners' youth movement is refreshing, treacherous .
Arizona Wildcats undergoing a youth movement.
Youth production of old-time play channels present-day movement.
Angels need a youth movement .
Ron Paul's Youth Movement .
Spurs start a youth movement .
Del City youth movement .
Tracking the Youth Movement .
Mobile Lending Sparks Youth Movement .
Arizona Wildcats undergoing a youth movement .
Leader of Chile's Youth Movement .
There's a new youth movement going on in Chile—and 23-year-old Camila Vallejo is at the head of it all.
Egypt's April 6 Youth Movement Splits.
Youth movement carries USA Pro Challenge to Front Range.
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