motivating (part of speech: verb)
inspiring, energizing, enticing, bumping, fermenting, jolting, hurtling, nudging, hastening, inducing, moving, jerking, magnetizing, jostling, poking, fomenting, triggering, motivating, striking, prompting, jogging, stimulating, knocking, shooting, forcing, punching, instigating, encouraging, urging, provoking
propelling (part of speech: verb)
flicking, lobbing, chucking, slinging, driving, hurling, butting, pitching, catapulting, tossing, bowling, heaving, canting, casting, throwing, propelling, flinging, thrusting, launching, prodding, goading, projecting, impelling, bunting, firing, compelling, pushing, shoving, precipitating, pelting, shunting
- The Attic trireme was built light for speed and for ramming purposes. - "Boating", W. B. Woodgate Commentator: Harvey Mason.
- And right, left, and centre the triumphant Hellenes were pressing home, ramming, grappling, capturing. - "A Victor of Salamis", William Stearns Davis.
- The German pilot must have thought that ramming was the one idea Dawson had in mind, because the Nazi plane suddenly fell over on its side and started to circle away to avoid a mid- air crash. - "Dave Dawson at Casablanca", Robert Sydney Bowen.