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PEL/PULS

To push, to drive
Latin
Pellere, pulsum

2

Compel

Verb
To force or strongly persuade;coerce
Latin
Syn. Sway

3

Impulse

Noun
A sudden, involuntary urge to do something
Latin
Syn. Whim, spur

4

Expel

Verb
To send out or away
Latin
Syn. Eject
Ant. Admit

5

JAC/JECT

To throw to cast
Latin
Jacere, Jectum

6

Conjecture

Noun
A guess, often one based on inadequate or faulty evidence.
Latin
Syn. Theory
Ant. fact

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Dejected

Adjective
Downcast or sad; depressed
Latin
Syn. Dispirited
Ant. Animated

8

Abject

Adjective
Lowly, miserable and wretched
Latin
Syn. Degraded
Ant. Exalted

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MIT/MIS

Send
Latin
Mittere, missum

10

Emissary

Noun
An agent sent on a mission.
Latin
Syn. Go- between

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Dismissive

Adjective
Showing little regard; scornful.
Latin
Syn. Contemptuous

12

Remiss

Adjective
Failing to fulfill one duty, negligent.
Latin
Syn. Delinquent
Ant. Prudent

13

MOT/MOV

To move
Latin
Movere, Motus

14

Motive

Noun
Cause for action
Latin
Syn. Incentive

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Motif

Noun
A recurring theme, subject or idea.

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Emote

Verb
To dramatically express emotions
Latin
Syn. Dramatize