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encouragement

noun

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something that arouses action or activity
  • the huge rebates that the auto companies were offering were all the encouragement I needed to buy a new car

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The first known use of encouragement was in 1549

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“Encouragement.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/encouragement. Accessed 23 Feb. 2020.

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