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Word: impel

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


More Vocab Words

::: quail - cower; shrink back in fear; lose heart
::: impediment - hindrance; stumbling-block; speech defect preventing clear articulation; Ex. speech impediment
::: effigy - dummy; likeness of a person made of wood, paper, or stone; Ex. burn an effigy of the President
::: infallible - unerring; never making mistakes
::: fructify - bear fruit; produce fruit
::: venial - (of a fault or sin) forgivable; trivial
::: posture - assume an affected pose; act artificially; N: pose; attitude
::: cunning - clever in deceiving; sly; N: cleverness in deceiving; deceit
::: pugnacity - combativeness; disposition to fight; ADJ. pugnacious: (of people) belligerent; combative in nature
::: declivity - downward slope