Flashcards in Unit 3 Deck (16):
Latin pellere, pelsum "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
Ant: forced to do something
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 ones duty; negligent
Latin movere, motus "to move"
Motive, motif, emote.
N. cause for action
N. a recurring theme, subject or idea