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  1. impel

    • IPA[imˈpel]

    美式

    • v.
      drive, force, or urge (someone) to do something;drive forward; propel
    • verb: impel, 3rd person present: impels, gerund or present participle: impelling, past tense: impelled, past participle: impelled

    • 釋義
    • v.
      動詞
    • 1. drive, force, or urge (someone) to do something:

      financial difficulties impelled him to desperate measures

      a lack of equality impelled the oppressed to fight

    • 2. drive forward; propel:

      vital energies impel him in unforeseen directions

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