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Readying   /rˈɛdiɪŋ/   Listen

The activity of putting or setting in order in advance of some act or purpose.  Synonym: preparation.

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"Readying" Quotes from Famous Books

... planing. But we didn't until one of the prisoners escaped. His name was Zol, and he was a friend of Maya's father. Poor fellow, he is dead now, but if we of Opal went in for monuments we would build one a mile high for Zol. He told us that Grim Hagen was readying the Old Ship for flight into space. Also, he planned to leave ...
— Hunters Out of Space • Joseph Everidge Kelleam

... at him.) I wouldn't hardly think he'd suit. He has a sort of innocent look. I wouldn't say him to be a country lad. I don't know is he fitted to go readying meals for a royal family, and the King so wrathful if they do not please him as he is. And as to the Princess Nu! There to be the size of a hayseed of fat overhead on her broth, she'd fall ...
— Three Wonder Plays • Lady I. A. Gregory

Words linked to "Readying" :   fire control, ready, prolusion, priming, tune-up, turnround, turnaround, warm-up, planning, groundwork, makeready, deployment, activity

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