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PEL/PULS

To push, to drive

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Compel

Verb
To force or strongly persuade, coerce
Synonym: sway

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Impulse

Noun
Sudden involuntary urge to do something
Synonym: whim, spur

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Expel

Verb
To send out of or away
Synonym: eject
Antonym: admit

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Jac/Ject

To throw out, cast

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Conjecture

Noun
A guess, often one based inadequate or false evidence
Synonym: theory
Antonym: fact

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Dejected

Adjective
Downcast or sad, depressed
Synonym: dispirited
Antonym: animated

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Abject

Adjective
Lowly, miserable, and wretched
Synonym: degraded
Antonym: exalted

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MIT/Mis

Send

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Emissary

Noun
An agent sent on a mission
Synonym: go between

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Dismissive

Adjective
Showing little regard, scornful
Synonym: contemptuous

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Remiss

Adjective
Failing to fulfill one's duty, negligent
Synonym: delinquent
Antonym: prudent

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Mot/mov

To move

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Motive

Noun
Cause for action
Synonym: incentive

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Motif

Noun
A recurring theme, subject, or idea

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Emote

Verb
To dramatically express emotions
Synonym: dramatize