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Word: impuissance

Definition: powerlessness; feebleness


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::: verdigris - green coating or patina on copper which has been exposed to the weather
::: expiate - make amends for (a sin)
::: confine - shut in an enclosed space; restrict; keep within limits; N. confinement
::: partial - incomplete; favoring one side over another; having a liking for something
::: archaic - antiquated; no longer used; belonging to the past; N.
::: wrest - obtain by pulling violently; pull away; take by violence; Ex. wrest victory from their grasp
::: delve - dig; search deeply; investigate
::: parry - ward off a blow; deflect; Ex. He parried the unwelcome question very skillfully; N. CF.
::: abscond - depart secretly and hide
::: dispatch - speediness; prompt execution; message sent with all due speed; V: send to a specified destination; finish promptly; kill