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PEL/PLUS

-Latin
-"to push,or drive"
-Impulse, Expel

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IMPULSE

-N. a sudden, involuntary urge to do something
-L. "within"
-syn: whim,spur

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EXPEL

-V. to send out or away.
-L. "out of"
-syn: eject ant: admit

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JAC/JECT

-Latin
-"To throw, to cast"
-Conjecture, Dejected, Abject

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CONJECTURE

-N. a guess, often one based on faulty or inadequate evidence.
-L. "together"
- syn: theory ant: fact

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DEJECTED

-ADJ. downcast or sad; depressed.
-L. "down"
- syn: dispirited ant: animated

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ABJECT

-ADJ. lowly, miserable and wretched.
-L. "away"
- syn: degraded ant: exalted

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MIT/MIS

-Latin
-"send"
- Emissary,Dismissive,Remiss

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EMISSARY

-N. an agent sent on a mission.
-L. "out"
- syn: go-between

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DISMISSIVE

ADJ. showing little regard, scornful.
L. "apart, away from.
syn: contemptuous

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REMISS

ADJ. falling to do one's duty; negligent.
L. "back"
syn: delinquent ant: prudent

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MOT/MOV

Latin
"to move"
Motive, Motif, Emote

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MOTIVE

N. cause for action
L.
syn: incentive

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MOTIF

N. a recurring theme, subject or topic.
F. "dominant idea"

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EMOTE

V. to dramatically express emotions.
L. "out of"
syn: dramatize