SECTION IV. MOTION
MOTION CONJOINED WITH FORCE
Impulse. –N. impulsion, impetus; momentum; push, pulsion, thrust, shove, jog, jolt, brunt, booming, boost, throw; explosion (violence); propulsion. percussion, concussion, collision, occursion, clash, encounter, cannon, carambole, appulse, shock, crash, bump; impact, élan; charge (attack); beating (punishment). blow, dint, stroke, knock, tap, rap, slap, smack, pat, dab; fillip; slam, bang; hit, whack, thwack, clout; cuff; squash; dowse, whap, swap, punch, thump, swipe, jab, pelt, kick, punce, calcitration; arietation; cut, thrust, lunge, yerk. hammer, sledge-hammer, mall, maul, mallet, flail; ram; battering-ram, monkey, pile-driver, punch, bat, tamper, tamping iron; cudgel (weapon); axe (sharp).
Recoil. –N. reaction, retroaction; revulsion; rebound, ricochet; repercussion, recalcitration; kick, contrecoup; springing back; elasticity; reflection, reflex, reflux; reverberation (resonance); rebuff, repulse; return. ducks and drakes; boomerang; spring; reactionist, reactionary.
Thesaurus of Words and Phrases by Peter Mark Roget, M.D., F.R.S. Enlarged by John Lewis Roget, M.A., New Edition Revised and Enlarged by Samuel Romily Roget, M.A. Published by Grosset & Dunlap, the edition is copyright 1941, 1947.
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