Flashcards in Unit 3 Deck (16):
Latin: pellere, pulsum "to push, to drive"
Compel, expel, impulse
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, jectum " 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 "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 "to move"
Motive, motif, emote
N. cause for action
N. a recurring theme, subject or idea