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momentum

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of momentum

  1. something that arouses action or activity <the former president's endorsement was all the momentum the campaign needed> Synonyms boost, encouragement, goad, impetus, incentive, incitation, incitement, instigation, impulse, motivation, provocation, spur, stimulant, stimulus, yeastRelated Words inducement, invitation; antecedent, cause, consideration, grounds, motive, occasion, reason; catalyst, catalyzer, fuel, sparkAntonyms counterincentive, disincentive




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