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Word: impel

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


More Vocab Words

::: iconoclastic - attacking cherished traditions; N. iconoclast: one who attacks traditional ideas; one who destroys sacred images
::: tanner - person who turns animal hides into leather
::: rife - (of something bad) widespread; abundant; current
::: natal - connected with birth; CF. prenatal; CF. postnatal
::: unfledged - immature; not having the feathers necessary to fly; CF. fledgling
::: discrepancy - lack of consistency or agreement as between facts; difference; Ex. discrepancy between two descriptions
::: purgatory - place of spiritual expiation; temporary state or place in which the souls must expiate their sins
::: placate - pacify; bring peace to; conciliate; appease
::: menial - suitable for servants; lowly; mean; N: someone who does menial work (esp. servant in a house)
::: import - significance; importance; meaning