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Pel/Puls

Latin Pellere, Pulsum "to push to drive.

Compel, Expel, Impulse

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Compel

v.
To force or strongly persuade
Root: Pel/Puls
Syn: Sway

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Impulse

n.
a sudden involuntary urge to move
Root: Pel/ Puls
Syn: Whim, Spur

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Expel

v.
To send out or away
Root: Pel/Puls
syn:eject
ant: admit

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Jac/Ject

Latin Jacere, Jectum "to throw, to cast"

Conjecture, Abject, Dejected

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Conjecture

n.
a guess, often based on inadequate, or faulty evidence.
Root: Jac/Ject
syn: theory
ant: fact

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Dejected

adj.
downcast or sad; depressed
Root:Jec/Jact
syn: dispirited
ant: animated

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Abject

adj.
Lowly; Miserable and wretched
Root: Jec/Jact
syn: degraded
ant: exalted

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Mit/Mis

Latin Mittere, Missum "send"

Emissary, Dismissive, Remiss

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Emissary

n.
a agent sent on a mission
Root: Mit/Mis
syn: Go between

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Dismissive

adj
showing little regard scornful
Root: Mit/Mis
syn: Contemptuous

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Remiss

adj
failing to fulfill ones duty
Root: mit/Mis
syn: Delinquent
ant: prudent

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Mot/Mov

Latin Movere, Motus "move"

Motive, Motif, Emote

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Motive

n.
cause for action
Root: Mot/Mov
syn:Incentive

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Motif

n.
a reoccurring theme, subject or idea
Root: Mot/Mov

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Emote

v.
to dramatically express emotions
Root: Mot/ Mov
Syn: dramatize