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impetus
used in Oliver Twist

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Definition
a force that causes something or helps it move
  • 'Halloa?' said a little ugly hump-backed man: opening the door so suddenly, that the doctor, from the very impetus of his last kick, nearly fell forward into the passage.
    Chapter 32 — Of the Happy Life Oliver Began to Lead with His Kind Friends (22% in)

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