Nouns denoting acts or actions

lineation
the act of marking or outlining with lines
 
snowboarding
the act of sliding down a snow-covered slope while standing on a snowboard
 
bowling
the playing of a game of tenpins or duckpins etc
 
Go Fish
a card game for two players who try to assemble books of cards by asking the opponent for particular cards
 
technology
the application of the knowledge and usage of tools (such as machines or utensils) and techniques to control one's environment
 
lifework
the principal work of your career
 
carom
a shot in billiards in which the cue ball contacts one object ball and then the other
 
graduation
the successful completion of a program of study
 
breaststroke
a swimming stroke; the arms are extended together in front of the head and swept back on either side accompanied by a frog kick
 
disability insurance
social insurance for the disabled
 
scut work
trivial, unrewarding, tedious, dirty, and disagreeable chores
 
threshing
the separation of grain or seeds from the husks and straw
 
servicing
the act of mating by male animals
 
contraction
the act of decreasing (something) in size or volume or quantity or scope
 
kneeling
supporting yourself on your knees
 
immolation
killing or offering as a sacrifice
 
pilgrim's journey
a journey to a sacred place
 
confession
(Roman Catholic Church) the act of a penitent disclosing his sinfulness before a priest in the sacrament of penance in the hope of absolution
 
continuing trespass
trespass that is not transient or intermittent but continues as long as the offending object remains
 
biogenesis
the production of living organisms from other living organisms
 
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