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  Definition of impetus
  1. the act of applying force suddenly; "the impulse knocked him over"
  2. a force that moves something along
Similar Words: impulse, impulsion, drift

 

Derivational Morphology: propel, impel, force, drift, float, be adrift, blow

 

 
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