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Latin root: pel,puls

Means: to push, to drive

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Compel

Verb
To force or strongly persuade.
Latin
Syn. Sway

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Impulse

Sudden,involuntary urge to do something.
Noun
Latin
Syn. Whim, spur

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Expel

To send out or away.
Verb
Latin
Syn. Eject
Ant. Admit

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Latin root: jac / ject

To throw, to cast

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Conjecture

A guess, often based on inadequate or faulty evidence.
Noun
Ml
Latin
Syn. Theory
Ant. Fact

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Dejected

Downcast or sad; depressed
Adj.
Latin
Syn. Dispirited
Ant. Animated

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Abject

Lowly, miserable and wretched
Adjective
Latin
Syn. Degraded
Ant. exalted

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Latin root: mit,mis

Means to: send

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Emissary

An agent sent on a mission
Noun
Latin
Syn. Go between

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Dismissive

Showing little regard, scornful
Adjective
Latin
Syn. Contemptuous lipid

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Remiss

Failing to fulfill one's duties; negligent
Adjective
Latin
Syn. Delinquent
Ant. Prudent

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Latin root: mot,mov

Latin movere, motus: to move

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Motive

Cause for action
Noun
Latin
Syn. Incentive

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Motif

A reoccurring theme, subject or idea.
Noun

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Emote

To dramatically express emotions
Verb
Latin
Syn. Dramatize