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such as motive. On this page you can see how to spell motive. Also,
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action, basis, cause, compulsion, compunction, determinant, drive, effectuation, elicitation, enforcement, evocation, execution, factor, force, generation, grounds, inspiration, mainspring, motivator, origination, provocation, root, source, stimulus.
doting, lustfulness, prurience, pruriency, salacity, Propensities, libidinousness, salacities.
excitation, melodrama, wildness, melodramas, TODO, to do.
likelihood, prediction, looking forward.
Vitalis, Vitali, get up and go.
actuation, excitant, excitants.
aim, angle, consideration, goad, goal, ground, idea, impulse, incentive, incitement, inducement, lure, object, purpose, rationale, spur, study at cause, what makes one tick.
concert, concord, consonance, ditty, euphony, harmoniousness, melody, song, theme, tune, tunefulness.
predetermination, Geese, motivations, gooses.
catalyst, causative, energy, enticement, facilitation, fermentation, fire, fomentation, goading, impulsion, induction, magnetism, motif, motivating, motivation, motivative, motor, need, prompting, propulsion, stimulation, trigger, urge.
energizer, tonic, Reviver, revivers, energizers, uppers, restoratives, shot in the arm, spark pulg.
why, ulterior motive.
aim, antecedent, basis, cause, consideration, design, determinant, drive, emotion, end, feeling, grounds, idea, impulse, incentive, incitement, inducement, influence, inspiration, intent, intention, mainspring, motivation, object, occasion, passion, rationale, root, spring, spur, stimulus, thinking.
point in question.
Examples of usage:
– Monsieur Cherami by Charles Paul de Kock
– The George Sand-Gustave Flaubert Letters by George Sand, Gustave Flaubert Translated by A.L. McKensie
– A Hero of Liége by Herbert Strang
– The Etiquette of To-day by Edith B. Ordway
– Memoirs of Aaron Burr, Complete by Matthew L. Davis