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Initiation of action motivated by energy and ambition.
informal energy, drive, or ambition
energy, drive, and enthusiasm.
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|Noun||1.||get-up-and-go - enterprising or ambitious drive; "Europeans often laugh at American energy"|
drive - the trait of being highly motivated; "his drive and energy exhausted his co-workers"
second wind - renewed energy or strength to continue an undertaking; "She had dinner and got a second wind to finish painting"; "the employers, initially taken by surprise at the pace of developments, regained their second wind"
1. Informal. An aggressive readiness along with energy to undertake taxing efforts: