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synonyms for catalysts

  • impetus
  • incentive
  • motivation
  • stimulant
  • adjuvant
  • agitator
  • enzyme
  • goad
  • impulse
  • incendiary
  • incitation
  • incitement
  • reactant
  • reactionary
  • spur
  • synergist
  • radical stimulus
  • spark plug
  • wave maker
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antonyms for catalysts

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  • block
  • hindrance
  • blockage
  • prevention
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How to use catalysts in a sentence

Many of the compounds are identical in structure, undergo similar changes, and are acted upon by similar catalysts.
THE CHEMISTRY OF PLANT LIFEROSCOE WILFRED THATCHER
Enzymes conform to all of these properties of catalysts, and are commonly defined as the "catalysts of living matter."
THE CHEMISTRY OF PLANT LIFEROSCOE WILFRED THATCHER
Professor Ewart of Melbourne has published an impressive account of researches on oxidation by organic and inorganic catalysts.
THE ANNUAL REGISTER 1914ANONYMOUS
Hurt would come to Barbara as it came to everyone, but hurt, work and struggling were some of the catalysts that fused a marriage.
THE LOST WAGONJAMES ARTHUR KJELGAARD
The postal agent and telephone operator were two other information catalysts.
FRYING PAN FARMELIZABETH BROWN PRYOR
Incidentally, colloidal preparations are widely used as catalysts.
THE LONDON MERCURY, VOL. I, NOS. 1-6, NOVEMBER 1919 TO APRIL 1920VARIOUS
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