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Word: impel

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


More Vocab Words

::: insinuate - hint; imply; suggest indirectly; creep in; introduce or insert (oneself) by artful means; Ex. insinuate himself into the boss's favor; CF. ingratiate
::: berserk - mad with violent anger; frenzied; madly excited
::: blowhard - talkative boaster; braggart
::: unsavory - distasteful; disagreeable; morally offensive; Ex. unsavory activity/reputation
::: prosperous - successful; rich; affluent; well-to-do; well-off
::: oratorio - dramatic poem set to music; long musical work with singing but without acting; CF. cantata
::: galvanic - of the production of electricity by the action of an acid on a metal; having the effect of an electric shock; Ex. galvanic cell; galvanic effect; CF. Luigi Galvani
::: affluence - abundance; wealth
::: understate - state with less truth than seems warranted by the facts; Ex. He understated the seriousness of the crime; N. understatement; OP. overstate
::: beguile - deceive; mislead or delude; cheat; pass time pleasantly; charm or attract; Ex. beguiling smile