animal force

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an·i·mal force

obsolete term for muscular power.
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But I don't think there can be many other sports where an animal forces everything to change.
In photographs like Animal Forces, Finnemore offers a collection of kitsch animal ornaments lined up on an old sideboard surrounded by peeling wallpaper and crumbling plaster.
Here he pursues initiation as a ceremonial healer with Choctaw medicine woman Mary Gardener, studying plant and animal forces and human energy manipulation for three years.