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momentum

noun

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something that arouses action or activity
  • the former president's endorsement was all the momentum the campaign needed

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The first known use of momentum was in 1610

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“Momentum.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/momentum. Accessed 18 Apr. 2021.

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