Pel/Puls
Jac/Ject
Mit/Mis
Mot/Mov
Past Units
100

to force someone to do something

compel

100

lowest in the hierarchy

abject

100

negligent in one's duty

remiss

100

a repeating idea or theme

motif

100

the best or most typical example

epitome

200

a sudden urge to do something, usually beyond your control

impulse

200

a (usually) faulty guess

conjecture

200

someone sent out an a mission

emissary

200

the cause or catalyst

motive

200

really insightful; direct and powerful

incisive

300

to coerce

compel

300

emotionally cast down; depressed

dejected

300

scornful; disregarding

dismissive

300

theatrical expression of emotions

emote

300

a feeling of regret or remorse

compunction

400

to push out

expel

400

famed detective Sherlock Holmes would never admit to this

conjecture

400

showing contempt, ignoring as an insult

dismissive

400

actors such as Cate Blanchett, Nicholas Cage, and Johnny Depp are known for their ability to 

emote

400

supporting, encouraging, helpful

conducive

500

I was stricken by a sudden _____ to laugh at the funeral even as I was grieving.

impulse

500

Because of his _____ state, the Medieval peasant lived a _____ life of poverty and servitude.

abject; dejected

500

Though we think of Renaissance England as being a time and place without any diversity, a(n) _____ was sent from Africa as a representative to the court of Queen Elizabeth I.

emissary

500

Flowers such as roses and forget-me-nots are a popular _____ in love stories throughout time.

motif

500

acting passionately but without forethought

impetuous

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