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impels

verb
present tense third-person singular of impel

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1 to set or keep in motion
  • gasoline impels a car's engine

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2 to cause (a person) to give in to pressure
  • I felt impelled to tell the truth, however painful it might be

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“Impels.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/impels. Accessed 3 Dec. 2020.

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