motivating (part of speech: verb)
impelling, fomenting, lobbing, hastening, jogging, nudging, propelling, energizing, firing, ramming, punching, heaving, driving, poking, prodding, thrusting, bumping, magnetizing, motivating, jostling, hurtling, jolting, forcing, inspiring, hurling, flinging, pitching, provoking, shooting, striking, moving, urging, launching, throwing, slinging, shoving, encouraging, prompting, stimulating, pushing, catapulting, fermenting, inducing, knocking, enticing, triggering, instigating, goading
pulling (part of speech: verb)
- " 'Ere," said he at last, jerking his head and rubbing his jaw, " how the 'ell did you do it?" - "The Rough Road", William John Locke.
- Instinct carried him forward, jerking down sharply and twisting. - "Police Your Planet", Lester del Rey.
- Jerking won't have the least effect on your hold whatever. - "Four-Day Planet", Henry Beam Piper.