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moving

adjective
     
mov‧ing
1 making you feel strong emotions, especially sadness or sympathy
deeply/very/profoundly moving
Bayman's book about his illness is deeply moving.
moving account/story etc
a moving account of his childhood in Ireland
Attending the memorial service was a moving experience.
2 [only before noun] changing from one position to another:
a moving stage
fast/slow moving etc
Be careful when changing lanes in fast-moving traffic.
an archer learning to hit a moving target
3

a moving target

something that is changing continuously, so that it is very difficult to criticize it or compete against it:
The company is constantly improving the system, making it a moving target.
4

the moving spirit

formal someone who makes something start to happen:
He was the moving spirit behind the founding of the union.
movingly adverb:
She spoke movingly about her father's last days.

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