On the band-wagon of growing criticism over Israeli policies, these groups use BDS to catalyze an anti-Israeli zeitgeist.
They can initiate ideas and catalyze a certain form, but the trick is not to begin, but to sustain.
They reward leaders who push the envelope, catalyze action, and get stuff done.
Cam's feverish brain had figured out a host of effects to catalyze the audience reaction.
catalyze cat·a·lyze (kāt'l-īz')
v. cat·a·lyzed, cat·a·lyz·ing, cat·a·lyz·es
To modify, especially to increase, the rate of a chemical reaction by catalysis.