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impotent - weak; ineffective; lacking in physical strength or power
impervious - impenetrable; incapable of being damaged or distressed; incapable of being affected (in one's opinions); Ex. impervious to water/criticism
connotation - suggested or implied meaning of an expression; V. connote
hypocritical - pretending to be virtuous; deceiving; N. hypocrisy: profession of beliefs one does not possess; CF. hypocrite
gyroscope - apparatus used to maintain balance, ascertain direction, etc.
dysentery - inflammatory disorder of the lower intestinal tract
germane - pertinent; bearing upon(having connection with) the case at hand; appropriate
melancholy - gloomy; morose; blue; N. ADJ. melancholic; CF. melancholia
epigram - witty thought or saying, usually short
sensuous - giving pleasure to the senses; pertaining to the physical senses; operating through the senses; sensuous feeling of soft velvet on the skin