Origin of impetus
WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH impetusimpetus , impotence
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The Super Bowl is the country’s largest sports-betting event of the year, and Sunday’s big game may provide another impetus for states to try to cash in on gambling revenue.Sports gambling could be the pandemic’s biggest winner|Jonathan D. Cohen|February 5, 2021|Washington Post
Yes, reducing a ski’s weight can make turning a bit easier and less tiring, which was the original impetus behind this whole trend.
The disparities in treatment were an impetus for a heated debate on hyper-opulent fine dining and contributed to the downfall of Le Cirque.Indian Americans: The New Voices Bringing Diversity to Food Writing|Shaan Merchant|January 7, 2021|Ozy
A pandemic which has lasted the better part of a year has, naturally, taken a toll on our collective mental health, so the impetus to gather with friends and loved ones is understandable this holiday season.It’s not too late: 5 ways to dramatically lower your COVID Thanksgiving risk|Sy Mukherjee|November 24, 2020|Fortune
Without a financial impetus to change their practices, Aral argues, these platforms will never fully commit to policing themselves.Tech veterans say pressure from social media users is key to shift business models and save society|Brett Haensel|October 22, 2020|Fortune
Finding someone to carry on the legacy of the DVF brand was part of the impetus behind her forthcoming E!Diane von Furstenberg: How I Learned to Love My Wrap Dress|Lizzie Crocker|October 27, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Another huge impetus behind the movement to legalize sex work is the current focus on ending the scourge of sex trafficking.
My friend, Eleanor, who actually was also the impetus for my writing Running on Empty, was not a Very Good Girl.Jamie Lee Curtis and Naomi Foner on What It Means to Be ‘Very Good Girls’|Jamie Lee Curtis|July 25, 2014|DAILY BEAST
These candidates all claimed that God was the impetus and continuing force behind their campaigns.Judging by the GOP, God Can’t Pick a Campaign Winner|Brandy Zadrozny|June 3, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The impetus behind this decision was a desire to change the odds for children like my cousin and me.There’s No Better Test for Millennials than the American City|Michael Tubbs|April 19, 2014|DAILY BEAST
It aids conversation by occasionally interrupting it for a short period, to be renewed with a new impetus.The Ladies' Book of Etiquette, and Manual of Politeness|Florence Hartley
She heard him stride to the door with the impetus of fury; it opened violently, and she swept past him into the room.
Such young men have received a new impetus in the way that leads to destruction, and such are the common fruits of a village ball.Charles Duran|The Author of The Waldos
Anything new is fashionable, and a new church always gives an impetus to the number of its worshipers.Our Churches and Chapels|Atticus
His head leaned towards her with its salient thrust, its poise of impetus and forward flight.