man of action

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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend: of action - someone inclined to act first and think laterman of action - someone inclined to act first and think later
doer, actor, worker - a person who acts and gets things done; "he's a principal actor in this affair"; "when you want something done get a doer"; "he's a miracle worker"
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Some of the masters whose influence left a trace upon my character to this very day, combined a fierceness of conception with a certitude of execution upon the basis of just appreciation of means and ends which is the highest quality of the man of action.
Presently a hart entered the glade in full view of him, grazing peacefully, and instantly the man of action awoke.
He was a man of action, and he wanted her, Dede Mason, the woman; he wanted her to love him and to be loved by him; and he wanted all this glorious consummation then and there.
I offered Richard the service of my Free Lances, and he refused them I will lead them to Hull, seize on shipping, and embark for Flanders; thanks to the bustling times, a man of action will always find employment.
And tell him," cried a voice, "that I am not too old yet for a man of action.
But the novice was a strategist as well as a man of action.
He would not have preferred the poet or man of action to the philosopher, or the virtue of custom to the virtue based upon ideas.
He is projecting himself as a man of action and its being accepted well by our people.
While he has ground to make up on Man Of Action and Eton Forever on their St Leger meeting encounter, he is fully fit from the Wolverhampton Trial in which former winners of this ran 4310 between 1997 and 2007.
This could be just the thing for a man of action wearing assault boots and wielding a Bridgestone Whopper.
He was, from his youth, a fearless man of action but one who could be generous and merciful to an enemy.
I think it proceeds from a pretty simple idea that Jesus is or was a man of action," explains Driscoll.