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Pel/Puls

To push, to drive
Latin
Compel, Impulse, Expel

2

Compel

Verb
To force or strongly persuade; coerce
Pel/Puls
Syn- sway

3

Impulse

Noun
A sudden, involuntary urge to do something
Pel/Puls
Syn- whim, spur

4

Expel

Verb
To send out or away
Pel/Puls
Syn- eject
Ant- admit

5

Jac/Ject

To throw, to cast
Latin
Conjecture, Dejected, Abject

6

Conjecture

Noun
A guess, often one based on inadequate or faulty evidence
Jac/Ject
Syn- theory
Ant- fact

7

Dejected

Adjective
Downcast or sad; depressed
Jac/Ject
Syn- dispirited
Ant- animated

8

Abject

Adjective
Lowly, miserable and wretched
Jac/Ject
Syn-degraded
Ant- exalted

9

Mit/Mis

Send
Latin
Emissary, dismissive, remiss

10

Emissary

Noun
An agent sent on a mission
Mit/Mis
Syn- go-between

11

Dismissive

Adjective
Showing little regard; scornful
Mit/Mis
Syn- contemptuous

12

Remiss

Adjective
Failing to fulfill one's duty; negligent
Mit/Mis
Syn- delinquent
Ant- prudent

13

Mot/Mov

Latin
To move
Motive, motif, emote

14

Motive

Noun
Cause for action
Mot/Mov
Syn- incentive

15

Motif

Noun
A recurring theme, subject or idea
Mot/Mov

16

Emote

Verb
To dramatically express emotions
Mot/Mov
Syn- dramatize