|impulso m. (Noun) "impulse" Late 15th cent. From Latin impulsus 'id.,' from impellere "to push against," "to incite." From in- "in" (see in-) and pellare "to drive" (see pulso).|
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Big update today! We've been quite busy these last few months, but we want to wish you all a happy New Year. Today we are excited to announce that the etymologies of surnames, first names, towns, and other toponyms will be added to the Dictionary. Already-existing entries have been edited to include this information.
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