motivated (part of speech: verb)
impelled, threw, encouraged, knocked, catapulted, fermented, fomented, launched, urged, provoked, instigated, nudged, magnetized, poked, pitched, hastened, flung, inspired, driven, shoved, slung, stimulated, thrust, fired, propelled, heaved, energized, bumped, triggered, prompted, jogged, motivated, struck, stricken, punched, prodded, jostled, enticed, moved, shot, pushed, hurled, forced, drove, goaded, rammed, thrown, hurtled, induced, jolted, lobbed
pulled (part of speech: verb)
- Malone jerked a little under the doctors calm hands, and swore subvocally. - "Out Like a Light", Gordon Randall Garrett.
- He noticed that she jerked her hand away. - "Gargoyles", Ben Hecht.
- " There's a good bit of talk about him," she jerked out finally. - "The Breaking Point", Mary Roberts Rinehart.