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impetus

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something that arouses action or activity
  • the reward money should be sufficient impetus for someone to come forward with information about the robbery

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“Impetus.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/impetus. Accessed 16 Jan. 2021.

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