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PEL/PULS

Latin, means "to push, to drive"

Compel, impulse, expel

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Compel

Verb, to force or strongly persuade; coerce
Root: PEL
Syn: sway

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Impulse

Noun, a sudden involuntary urge to do something
Root: PULS
Syn: whim, spur

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Expel

Verb, to send out or away
Root: PEL
Syn: eject
Ant: admit

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JAC/JECT

Latin, means "to throw, to cast"

Conjecture, dejected, abject

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Conjecture

Noun, a guess, often one based on inadequate or faulty evidence
Root: JECT
Syn: theory
Ant: fact

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Dejected

Adj.: downcast or sad; depressed
Root: JECT
Syn: dispirited
Ant: animated

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Abject

Adj.: lowly, miserable and wretched
Root: JECT
Syn: degraded
Ant: exalted

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MIT/MIS

Latin, means "to send"

Emissary, dismissive, remiss

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Emissary

Noun, an agent sent on a mission
Root: MIS
Syn: go-between

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Dismissive

Adj., showing little regard; scornful
Root:MIS
Syn: contemptuous

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Remiss

Adj., failing to fulfill one's duties; negligent
Root: MIS
Syn: delinquent
Ant: prudent

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MOT/MOV

Latin, means "to move"

Motive, motif, emote

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Motive

Noun, cause for action
Root: MOT
Syn: incentive

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Motif

Noun, a recurring subject, theme or idea
Root: MOT

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Emote

Verb, to dramatically express emotions
Root: MOT
Syn: dramatize