Nouns denoting acts or actions

self-renewal
the act of renewing yourself (or itself)
 
trek
any long and difficult trip
 
regression
returning to a former state
 
sales campaign
an advertising campaign intended to promote sales
 
canulisation
the insertion of a cannula or tube into a hollow body organ
 
snooker
a form of pool played with 15 red balls and six balls of other colors and a cue ball
 
makeready
final preparation and adjustments
 
liner
(baseball) a hit that flies straight out from the batter
 
ironing
the work of using heat to smooth washed clothes in order to remove any wrinkles
 
cardiospasm
a spasm of the cardiac sphincter (between the esophagus and the stomach); if the cardiac sphincter does not relax during swallowing the passage of food into the stomach is obstructed
 
allowance
the act of allowing
 
legal action
a judicial proceeding brought by one party against another; one party prosecutes another for a wrong done or for protection of a right or for prevention of a wrong
 
formality
compliance with formal rules
 
expedition
a journey organized for a particular purpose
 
laying on
the act of contacting something with your hand
 
bopeep
a game played with young children; you hide your face and suddenly reveal it as you say boo!
 
discrimination
unfair treatment of a person or group on the basis of prejudice
 
odyssey
a long wandering and eventful journey
 
tax avoidance
the minimization of tax liability by lawful methods
 
jam session
an impromptu jazz concert
 
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