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 for driving force
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  driving force
      n 1: the act of applying force to propel something; "after
           reaching the desired velocity the drive is cut off" [syn:
           drive, thrust, driving force]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  27 Moby Thesaurus words for "driving force":
     bunt, butt, clout, compulsion, drive, impellent, impelling force,
     impetus, impulse, impulsion, incentive, incitement,
     irresistible force, moment, momentum, motive power, power,
     propelling, propelment, propulsion, pulsion, push, pushing, shove,
     shoving, shunt, thrust

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