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impetus

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  • nounstimulus, force
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Synonyms for impetus

noun stimulus, force
  • catalyst
  • impulse
  • incentive
  • momentum
  • motivation
  • stimulant
  • energy
  • goad
  • impulsion
  • incitation
  • incitement
  • power
  • pressure
  • push
  • spur
  • urge

Antonyms for impetus

  • block
  • discouragement
  • check
  • hindrance
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noun. forward movement
  • advancement
  • headway
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  • motion
  • progress
  • progression

advances

noun. forward movement

catalyst

noun. something which incites activity

catalysts

noun. something which incites activity

drive

noun. person's will to achieve

drives

noun. person's will to achieve
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