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Word: impuissance

Definition: powerlessness; feebleness


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::: devise - think up; invent; plan; bequeath; N: bequest
::: hygiene - science and practice of the promotion and preservation of health; ADJ. hygienic: showing careful attention to cleanness (to prevent disease); Ex. hygienic condition
::: adjuration - solemn urging; V. adjure: entreat earnestly; enjoin solemnly
::: fortuitous - accidental; by chance; N. fortuity
::: addiction - compulsive habitual need
::: prudent - cautious; careful; prudential
::: foment - stir up; incite; instigate; promote the growth of (something evil or unpleasant)
::: striated - marked with parallel bands; striped; grooved; Ex. striated rocks; V. striate; N. stria: thin groove or line
::: palatable - agreeable; pleasing to the taste
::: nurse - suckle; take care of (as a nurse); bear in mind; Ex. nursing mother; Ex. nurse a hope/grudge against someone