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What does the root PEL/PLUS stand for?

To push to drive

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Compel

V. To force or strongly persuade
Root. PEL
Syn. Sway
Ant. Insult

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Impulse

N. a sudden involuntary urge to do something
Root. PULS
Syn. Whim, spur
Ant. Contemplate

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Expel

V. To send out or away
Root. PEL
Syn. Eject
Ant.admit

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What does the latin root JAC/JECT stand for?

To throw to cast

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Conjecture

N. a guess of ten one based on inadequate evidence
Root. /JECT
Syn. Theory
Ant.fact

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Dejected

Adj. downcast, sad or depressed
Root. JECT
Syn. Depression
Ant.animated

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Abject

Adj. lowly, miserable and wretched
Root. JECT
Syn. Degraded
Ant. Exalted

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What does the Latin root MIS/MISS stand for?

To send

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Emissary

N. an agent sent on a mission
Root. MIS
Syn. In-between
Ant. Soldier

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Dismissive

Adj. showing little regard
Root. Dis
Syn. Contemptuous
Ant. Caring

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Remiss

Adj. failing to fulfill ones mission
Root. Mis
Syn. Delinquent
Ant. Prudent

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What does the Latin prefix MOT/MOV stand for

To move

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Motive

N. cause for action
Root. Mot
Syn. Incentive
Ant. Counter intuitive

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Motif

N. a reoccurring subject or theme
Root. Mo

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Emote

V. To dramatically express emotions
Root. Mot
Syn. Dramatize
Ant. Dry