impulsion :

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  • n  a force that moves something along
  • n  the act of applying force suddenly

  • Turkish progress under the kinetic impulsion of President Mustafa Kemal Pasha, the Ghazi, the Victorious One, was so rapid, last week, as to dazzle if not perturb Occidentals.
  • The State majestically intervenes to give judicial impulsion to a moral duty.
  • Then, having given the impulsion of his prestige and authority to the re-establishment of the British international position, he might hand over the reins to Eden.

  • Paul Greengrass in New York Times
    It's the way he frames his physical choices as an actor,Mr. Greengrass said. "It's not just: oh, they're after me, I've got to run; it's about finding in what he does an impulsion to move. There's an imminence about his acting."
  • Javier Solana in Jurnalo (blog)
    Solana said that reviving a dormant 2002 Arab peace proposal, which includes a land-for-peace offer to Israel, could be "a fundamental way of giving a new impulsion to the peace process. "

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