laggard, driving force, dilatory, snaillike, drive, leisurely, dawdler, languid, push, scoke, punch, stab, lagger, poke, lagging, lick, dallying, clout, drone, sluggish, snail-paced, garget, sack, jabbing, paper bag, thrust, tardy, trailer, unhurried, dillydallying, pigeon berry, jab, slug, poky, carrier bag, dig, knife thrust, biff
curious (part of speech: adjective)
perforating (part of speech: verb)
slowing (part of speech: verb)
motivating (part of speech: verb)
impelling, pushing, firing, inspiring, striking, energizing, urging, forcing, jogging, jolting, stimulating, inducing, bumping, shoving, motivating, goading, pitching, fermenting, enticing, knocking, fomenting, prompting, encouraging, moving, ramming, magnetizing, hurtling, slinging, flinging, nudging, provoking, jerking, driving, instigating, launching, shooting, hastening, lobbing, prodding, triggering, heaving, thrusting, hurling, catapulting, propelling, jostling, throwing
- On the landing stage, Ray was already in the 'copter, poking at buttons on the board. - "Null-ABC", Henry Beam Piper and John Joseph McGuire.
- Neale was dancing in front of a big turtle and poking it with his stick to keep it from descending the beach to the sea. - "The Corner House Girls on Palm Island", Grace Brooks Hill Thelma Gooch.
- " You see," went on Bessie, poking at the sod wall with the stick she held in her hand, " perhaps in this place you might be putting an exaggerated value on me. - "Jess", H. Rider Haggard.