Impulse synonyms

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A sudden, forceful push or shove
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Anything that stimulates activity; driving force or motive; incentive; impulse
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A beat or pulsation, esp. a strong one of the heart
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A single beat, throb, or vibration.
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(Music) The presentation of a theme in notes of usually double time value.
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Something that propels; propelling or driving force
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The definition of a shock is a sudden powerful disturbance, shake or blow.
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(Physics) Any periodic process, especially a rapid linear motion of a body about an equilibrium position.
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Pressure is an application of force by pressing, or an urgent demand or force which can cause stress.
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The act or an instance of rushing; specif., an eager movement of many people, as to do something or to get to a place
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An incentive or reason for doing something.
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The act of putting into motion.
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Government spending designed to generate or increase economic activity.
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Something, such as the fear of punishment or the expectation of reward, that induces action or motivates effort.
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A blow or hit.
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The impetus, either of a body in motion, or of an idea or course of events. (i.e: a moment)
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(Poker slang) An all-in bet.
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(Sports) A pass in volleyball made by redirecting the ball with the inside of the forearms, especially when extended and held together.
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(Baseball) The deviation of a pitch from ballistic flight.
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An opinion or notion formed without much reflection; an impression.
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The definition of a whim is a sudden desire to do something that wasn't planned.
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The definition of a caprice is a sudden or impulsive change.
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An incentive to act in a particular way; a reason or emotion that makes one want to do something; anything that prompts a choice of action. [from 15th c.]
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Spontaneous behavior, movement, action, etc.
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A trip made in a motor vehicle.
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The process to seek and obtain a review and reversal of an administrative decision by a court or by a higher authority within the administrative agency. See also certiorari, notice of appeal, trial (trial de novo), and writ of error.
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A desire; inclination; whim
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A particular disposition or bent of mind; bias; tendency
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(Law) Final decision or settlement.
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The stiff flower stalk of certain grasses
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A sudden causeless change or turn of the mind; a whim of fancy; a capricious prank; a vagary or caprice.
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The definition of a wish is a desire for something.
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A person or thing that moves the intellect or emotions or prompts action or invention:
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A push or thrust, as with the elbow.
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A sudden perception:
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The definition of thought is the act of thinking, or the outcome of mental activity.
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The act of extemporizing; the act of doing anything extempore.
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(Archaic) A low cheat or swindler.
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Desire is defined as physically longing for something.
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(Comparable) Or relating to projectiles moving under their own momentum, air drag, gravity and sometimes rocket power
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The definition of capricious is someone or something that is subject to sudden, unpredictable changes.
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Characterized by sudden and violent force.
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Produced by or resulting from a sudden impulse
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Characterized by too great haste or recklessness
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Arising from a natural inclination or impulse and not from forethought or prompting:
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Not planned or thought out in advance:
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Someone or something that encourages progress or change.
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Any of the four natural phenomena involving the interaction between particles of matter. From the strongest to the weakest, the four forces are the strong nuclear force , the electromagnetic force , the weak nuclear force , and gravity .
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An impetuous action or feeling
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The quality of being impulsive.
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Inclination to act on impulse rather than thought.
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A call to act; encouragement to act, often in an illegal fashion.
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The act of instigating, or the state of being instigated; incitement; especially to evil or wickedness.
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(An) inborn tendency to behave in a way characteristic of a species; natural, unlearned, predictable response to stimuli
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A formal proposal put to the vote under parliamentary procedures.
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Effort; endeavor; impulse
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Fixed purpose or intention; firm determination
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A predisposition to think, act, or proceed in a particular way:
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An impulse that prompts action or effort:
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Something that encourages
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Anything that stimulates or livens up; piquant element
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A device (now often electrical) used to goad livestock into moving.
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A provocation to action; a stimulus:
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A buttress, as of masonry, or any similar structure
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Something that promotes activity, interest, or enthusiasm.
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A pushing or goading toward action.
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A person, device or substance that stimulates.
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A gathering for a specific purpose, e.g. a sewing bee or a quilting bee.
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(Obsolete) An outbreak; a caprice; a whim.
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(--- Archaic) Estimation or opinion of something, especially when favorable.
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Aqueous humor.
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A type of European deep water flatfish, Lepidorhombus whiffiagonis; the whiff or sail-fluke.
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A basis for an action or response; a reason:
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the electrical discharge that travels along a nerve fiber
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the electrical discharge that travels along a nerve fiber
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The action of something that pulses.
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Plural form of thought
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(Physiology) The signal transmitted along a nerve fibre, either in response to a stimulus (such as touch, pain or heat), or as an instruction (such as causing a muscle to contract).
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