Nouns denoting acts or actions

coursework
work assigned to and done by a student during a course of study; usually it is evaluated as part of the student's grade in the course
 
aerophilately
the collection and study of airmail stamps
 
scald
the act of burning with steam or hot water
 
manual of arms
(military) a prescribed drill in handling a rifle
 
close support
close-in firing by one unit against an enemy engaged by another unit
 
ducks and drakes
a game in which a flat stone is bounced along the surface of calm water
 
pedophilia
a sexual attraction to children
 
misbehaviour
improper or wicked or immoral behavior
 
position
the post or function properly or customarily occupied or served by another
 
enormity
an act of extreme wickedness
 
stalking
the act of following prey stealthily
 
bodybuilding
exercise that builds muscles through tension
 
flutter
the act of moving back and forth
 
spadework
dull or routine preliminary work preparing for an undertaking
 
bank
a flight maneuver; aircraft tips laterally about its longitudinal axis (especially in turning)
 
pass
(baseball) an advance to first base by a batter who receives four balls
 
nose count
a periodic count of the population
 
aggression
the act of initiating hostilities
 
ring-around-the-rosy
a children's game in which the players dance around in a circle and at a given signal all squat
 
pounce
the act of pouncing
 
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