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motivations

noun
plural of motivation

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something that arouses action or activity
  • fear of failing should be plenty of motivation to study for the test

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“Motivations.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/motivations. Accessed 2 Aug. 2021.

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