Flashcards in Unit 3 Deck (16)
Latin: Pellere, Pelsum means to "push, to drive"
Compel, Impulse, Expel.
v. To force or strongly persuade; coerce.
n. A sudden, involuntary urge to do something.
Syn: Whim, Spur
v. To send out or away.
Latin: Jacere, Juctum means to "throw, to cast"
Conjecture, Dejected, Abject.
n. A guess, often one based on inadequate or faulty evidence.
adj. Downcast or sad; depressed.
adj. Lowly, miserable and wretched.
Latin: Mittere, Missum means to "send"
Emissary, Dismissive, Remiss.
n. An agent sent on a mission.
adj. Showing little regard; scornful.
adj. Failing to fulfill one's duty; negligent.
Latin: Movere, Motus means to "move".
Motive, Motif, Emote.
n. Cause for action.
n. A recurring theme, subject or idea.