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 for dynamism
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Dynamism \Dy"na*mism\, n. [Cf. F. dynamisme. See Dynamics.]
     The doctrine of Leibnitz, that all substance involves force.
     [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      n 1: any of the various theories or doctrines or philosophical
           systems that attempt to explain the phenomena of the
           universe in terms of some immanent force or energy
      2: active strength of body or mind [syn: vigor, vigour,
         dynamism, heartiness]
      3: the activeness of an energetic personality [syn: dynamism,
         pizzazz, pizzaz, oomph, zing]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  45 Moby Thesaurus words for "dynamism":
     adventuresomeness, adventurousness, aggression, aggressiveness,
     ambitiousness, demonic energy, drive, energy, enterprise,
     enterprisingness, ergal, force, forcefulness, get-up-and-get,
     get-up-and-go, getup, go, go-ahead, go-getting, go-to-itiveness,
     gumption, hustle, initiative, intensity, kinetic energy,
     liveliness, pep, potency, potential energy, power, push,
     pushfulness, pushiness, pushingness, spirit, spiritedness, spunk,
     strength, strenuousness, up-and-comingness, venturesomeness,
     venturousness, vigor, vitality, zip

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