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Word: impel

Definition: drive or force onward; drive to take action; urge to action


More Vocab Words

::: forestall - prevent by taking action in advance
::: ulterior - intentionally hidden; beyond what is evident; situated beyond; unstated and often questionable; Ex. ulterior motive
::: dilute - make (a liquid) less concentrated; reduce in strength; Ex. dilute the influence of the president
::: extirpate - root up; uproot; destroy completely
::: martinet - strict disciplinarian; person who demands total obedience to rules and orders; CF. Jean Martinet
::: rife - (of something bad) widespread; abundant; current
::: fatuous - smugly and unconsciously foolish; inane; silly; N. fatuity, fatuousness
::: plenitude - abundance; plenty; great amount; completeness; fullness; CF. plenary, plenty
::: discretion - prudence; ability to adjust actions to circumstances; freedom of action or judgment; ADJ. discreet; CF. discretionary
::: tirade - long angry denunciatory speech; diatribe; harangue; extended scolding; denunciation