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Word: impel

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


More Vocab Words

::: founder - fail completely; sink; CF. flounder
::: behoove - (behove) be suited to; be incumbent upon; be right and necessary; Ex. It behooves one to do.
::: pantomime - acting without dialogue; V.
::: chortle - chuckle with delight; N.
::: pinion - restrain or immobilize by binding the wings or legs; N: bird's wing
::: elucidate - explain; make clear; clarify; enlighten; CF. lucid
::: prodigious - enormous; marvelous; extraordinary; Ex. prodigious amount/memory
::: palpitate - throb; beat rapidly; flutter; tremble; Ex. Her heart began to palpitate.
::: crux - essential or main point; Ex. the crux of the problem; ADJ. crucial: of deciding importance
::: prosper - become successful (esp. financially); thrive; grow well; Ex. children prospering under his care