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impel - drive or force onward; drive to take action; urge to action
clasp - hold firmly within arms
crux - essential or main point; Ex. the crux of the problem; ADJ. crucial: of deciding importance
rebuff - reject bluntly; snub; beat back; Ex. She rebuffed his invitation; N.
amalgamate - (of societies or groups) combine; unite in one body
orthography - correct spelling; CF. ortho-: straight; correct; Ex. orthodontics
peroration - conclusion of an oration; perorating; V. perorate: conclude a speech; speak at great length
ingrate - ungrateful person (not expressing thanks)
touchstone - stone used to test the fineness of gold alloys; criterion; standard
consequential - self-important; significant; consequent; following as a result; Ex. consequential air; CF. subsequent