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Pel/Puls

To push, to drive

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Compel

To force or strongly persuade

Syn: Sway

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Impulse

A sudden, involuntary urge to do something

Syn: Whim

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Expel

To send out or away

Syn: Eject Ant: Admit

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Jac/Ject

To throw, to cast

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Conjecture

A guess, often one based on inadequate or faulty evidence

Syn: Theory Ant: Fact

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Dejected

Downcast or sad; depressed

Syn: Dispirited Ant: Animated

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Abject

Lowly, miserable, and wretched

Syn: Degraded Ant: Exalted

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Mit/Mis

Send

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Emissary

An agent sent on a mission

Syn: Go-between

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Dismissive

Showing little regard; scornful

Syn: Contemptuous

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Remiss

Failing to fulfill one's duty; negligent

Syn: Delinquent Ant: Prudent

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Mat/Mov

To move

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Motive

Cause for action

Syn: Incentive

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Motif

A reoccurring theme, subject, or idea

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Emote

To dramatically express emotions

Syn: Dramatize