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Word: impuissance

Definition: powerlessness; feebleness


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::: irrefutable - indisputable; incontrovertible; undeniable
::: application - diligent attention; diligence; V. apply oneself
::: pulpit - raised platform used in preaching (in a church)
::: precipitate - hurl downward; throw headlong; hasten; cause to happen sooner; condense and fall as rain or snow; cause (a solid substance) to be separated from a solution; ADJ. hasty; rash; premature; sudden
::: firebrand - piece of burning wood; hothead; troublemaker; person who stirs up trouble
::: vegetate - live in a monotonous way (without interests or activity); CF. vegetation: plants of an area; CF. vegetarian; CF. vegan
::: mollify - soothe an angry person
::: reprobation - severe disapproval; CF. approbation
::: refraction - bending of a ray of light
::: untoward - unexpected and adverse; unfortunate or unlucky; Ex. untoward encounter