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Spell check of motive

Correct spelling: motive

Synonyms:
wherefore, cause, originator, effectuation, air resistance, bonding, start, purpose, centrifugal force, fomentation, consonance, melody, elicitation, indigence, account, enforcement, subject, object, want, action, motif, goad, harmoniousness, basis, source, inducement, device, motivating, pauperism, reason, absorbance, impulse, need, magnetism, balance, actor, catalyst, causation, induction, author, origination, excuse, propulsion, provocation, centripetal force, angle, compulsion, inspiration, facilitation, occasion, stimulus, impulsion, content, compunction, song, agent, enticement, determinant, motivative, authority, energy, why, precedent, spur, causality, motivator, mainspring, power, pattern, former, pauperization, theme, attraction, condition, consideration, fountain, grounds, execution, point, causative, prompting, designer, goading, goal, spring, design, motor, stimulation, incentive, topic, ground, antecedent, ditty, factor, incitement, figure, capillary action, rationale, urge, question, force, fermentation, calorific, pretext, evocation, amplitude, idea, concord, part, concert, fire, origin, aim, generation, trigger, root, penury, demand, lure, motivation, tunefulness, tune, drive, euphony, creator.

Antonyms:
effect, product, development, consequence, digression, result, creation, end, noncausative, noncausal, event, outgrowth, aside, outcome, tangent, parenthesis, fruit, interjection, excursion, issue.

Examples of usage:

1) Still, the motive which made him utter a word or two of apology for his guest was not wholly kind. - "The Locusts' Years", Mary Helen Fee.

2) What could have been his motive last night? - "The Man from Jericho", Edwin Carlile Litsey.

3) " Oh, no," and Laura smiled in a rather curious fashion, " he had probably quite another motive." - "The Greater Power", Harold Bindloss W. Herbert Dunton.

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