Impel vs Dragoon - What's the difference?

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Impel is a related term of dragoon.


As verbs the difference between impel and dragoon

is that impel is to urge a person; to press on; to incite to action or motion via intrinsic motivation (contrast with propel, to compel or drive extrinsically) while dragoon is to force someone into doing something; to coerce.

As a noun dragoon is

(lb) a horse soldier; a cavalryman, who uses a horse for mobility, but fights dismounted.

impel

English

Verb

(impell)
  • To urge a person; to press on; to incite to action or motion via intrinsic motivation (contrast with propel, to compel or drive extrinsically).
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  • To drive forward; to propel an object.
  • Synonyms

    * (to drive forward) propel

    Antonyms

    * expel

    References

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    dragoon

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • (lb) A horse soldier; a cavalryman, who uses a horse for mobility, but fights dismounted.
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  • A carrier of a dragon musket.
  • A variety of pigeon.
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  • Verb

    (en verb)
  • To force someone into doing something; to coerce.
  • Anagrams

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