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PEL/PULS

To push/to drive
L
Compel
Impulse
Expel

2

Compel

V
To force or strongly persuade; coerce
Pel/puls
S-sway
A-X

3

Impulse

N
A sudden, involuntary urge to do something
Pel/puls
S-whim, spur
A-X

4

Expel

V
To send out or away
Pel/puls
S-eject
A-admit

5

JAC/JECT

To throw, to cast
L
Conjecture
Dejected
Abject

6

Conjecture

N
A guess, often one based on inadequate or faulty evidence
Jac/Ject
S-theory
A-fact

7

Dejected

Adj
Downcast or sad, depressed
Jac/Ject
S-dispirited
A-animated

8

Abject

Adj
Lowly, miserable, wretched
Jac/Ject
S-degraded
A-exalted

9

MIT/MIS

Send
L
Emissary
Dismissive
Remiss

10

Emissary

N
An agent sent out on a mission
MIT/MIS
S-go-between
A-X

11

Dismissive

Adj
Showing little regard, scornful
MIT/MIS
S-contemptuous
A-X

12

Remiss

Adj
Failing to fulfill ones duty,negligent
MIT/MIS
S-delinquent
A-prudent

13

MOT/MOV

To move
L
Motive
Motif
Emote

14

Motive

N
Cause for action
MOT/MOV
S-incentive
A-X

15

Motif

N
A recurring theme, subject or idea
MOT/MOV
S-X
A-X

16

Emote

V
To dramatically express emotions
MOT/MOV
S-dramatize
A-X