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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

To drive or urge forward.

Usage examples (34)
  • The quest for certainty blocks the search for meaning. Uncertainty is the very condition to impel man to unfold his powers.
  • Your country's calls, your excitement, honour and glory, again impel, and undauntedly and cheerfully you expose that life which the night before you fancied was of value.
  • An abyss that impel those hopelorn over the precipice.
  • Might an involuntary impulse impel one to be malicious? for more
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