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impotent - weak; ineffective; lacking in physical strength or power
rivulet - small stream; CF. rill < rivulet < river
unfledged - immature; not having the feathers necessary to fly; CF. fledgling
linguistic - pertaining to language
magnitude - greatness (in size or extent); extent
presumptuous - going beyond what is right; excessively forward; arrogant; taking liberties
overwhelm - (of water) cover completely; defeat completely by much greater force; Ex. overwhelmed by grief
adulterate - make impure or of poorer quality by adding inferior or tainted(contaminated) substances
penance - self-imposed punishment for sin; Ex. do penance for one's sins; CF. penitent
imbue - saturate(soak thoroughly); fill; Ex. imbue someone with feelings