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catalyst

noun abettor, activator, active element, accive partisan, active reformer, actuator, agacerie, agent provocateur, agitator, animator, catalytic agent, cause, encourager, excitant, exciter, ferment, force, goad, impeller, impetus, impulse, incentive, incitation, inducement, inspiration, inspirer, instigator, modifying cause, motivating force, motivation, mover, moving spirit, planner, popular ringleader, power, prompter, provocateur, provocation, provocative, spur, stimulant, stimulator, strategist, suggester
See also: stimulus
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