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ˈdrɪv əndriv·en

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  1. driven, goadedadjective

    compelled forcibly by an outside agency

    "mobs goaded by blind hatred"

    goaded, determined, compulsive, impelled

    ambitionless, unmotivated, voluntary, unambitious

  2. driven, impelledadjective

    urged or forced to action through moral pressure

    "felt impelled to take a stand against the issue"

    goaded, determined, compulsive, impelled

    voluntary, unmotivated, ambitionless, unambitious

  3. compulsive, determined, drivenadjective

    strongly motivated to succeed

    set, dictated, determined, compulsive, impelled, goaded

    unmotivated, unambitious, voluntary, ambitionless

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  1. Tyler Tucci:

    This is a European-driven selloff, with a U.S. market looking ahead to this Friday's non-farm payrolls report.

  2. Deodatta V. Shenai-Khatkhate:

    Destiny doesn't stay in the stars, but she lives within our characters IMO. Our characters are governed by our actions, while our actions are driven by our thoughts. So ultimately it's our thoughts that truly control our Destiny. Who we're today, and who we'll become tomorrow is thus purely directed by our thought process. Hence, thinking positively becomes the key to awesome "Now" and amazing "Tomorrow". Destiny is never a matter of chance, but a matter of choice that we make every moment. So, think positively - always!

  3. Marco Rubio:

    I would like to focus my remarks today on these two dangerous developments with Iran and Cuba, as I believe they represent the convergence of nearly every flawed strategic, moral, and economic notion that has driven President Obama's foreign policy, and as such are emblematic of so many of the crises he has worsened around the world.

  4. John Kilduff:

    The crude oil inventory rise was driven by a strong rebound in crude oil imports, which neared 8 million barrels per day.

  5. Sebastian Leuzinger / iScience:

    This is different from how normal trees operate, where the water flow is driven by the water potential of the atmosphere, in this case, the stump has to follow what the rest of the trees do, because since it lacks transpiring leaves, it escapes the atmospheric pull.

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