Synonyms for impelling
- set in motion
Antonyms for impelling
- leave alone
- let go
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR IMPELLING
It was to the girl as if the fragrance were twining and winding about her and impelling her like leashes.
The whole park did, indeed, appear to be impelling them gently onward.
This impelling and guiding power from the past we call instinct.
The impelling and guiding motive of his letter is that they may not sin.
This was the impelling power which Frederick William could not resist.
The billiard-ball, that strikes another, determines its movement by impelling.
Now it swelled into a smooth, impelling wail lulling him into drowsiness.
It was, however, impelling our canoe, so that made no difference.
But her visit, apparently, had not been productive of her impelling design.
It is our only spur, our whip, our goad, our only impelling power; we have no other.
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