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pushnoun acceleration, assault, attack, boost, foray, impact, impetus, impulse, impulsion, incursion, main force, pressure, propulsion, shove, stimulus, thrust
pushverb advocate, animate, back, be resolute, boost, carry to a conclusion, coerce, constrain, dispatch, drive, drive on, endeavor, endure, exert one's self, exhort, expedite, facilitate, follow up, foray, force, forge ahead, get behind, give impetus to, goad, grind, impact, impel, incite, induce, instigate, jostle, launch, motivate, nudge, persevere, persist, plod, plug away, press, press forward, press on, pressure, prod, project, promote, quicken, see it through, set in motion, shove, speed, spur, stimulate, strive, struggle, struggle on, support, thrust, urge, urge to action
See also: cajole, coerce, compel, constrain, dispatch, exhort, foray, force, impact, impel, impetus, importune, impulse, incite, jostle, launch, main force, organize, pressure, project, promote, prompt, provoke, spirit, stimulus, struggle, urge