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Adjective: impelling  im'pe-ling
  1. Markedly effective as if by emotional pressure
    "impelling skill as a teller of tales"; "an impelling personality"
Verb: impel (impelled,impelling)  im'pel
  1. Urge or force (a person) to an action; constrain or motivate
    - force
  2. Cause to move forward with force
    "Steam impels this ship";
    - propel

See also: effective, effectual, efficacious

Type of: cause, displace, do, engender, make, move