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motivate
used in Unbroken by Hillenbrand

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to make someone want to do something
  • Or perhaps he was motivated by the same vanity that had consumed him in wartime, and hoped to use his vile history, and his victims, to draw attention to himself, maybe even win admiration for his contrition.
    p. 393.1

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