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Word: impuissance

Definition: powerlessness; feebleness


More Vocab Words

::: induce - persuade; lead to do something; bring about; N. inducement
::: scintillate - sparkle; flash; be animated; be full of life; Ex. scintillating conversation
::: inadvertently - unintentionally; by oversight; carelessly
::: discursive - (of a person or writing) digressing; rambling (without any clear plan)
::: onus - burden; responsibility
::: pernicious - very harmful; deadly; very destructive; Ex. pernicious effect/anemia
::: purge - remove or get rid of something or someone unwanted; eliminate; free from blame or guilt; cleanse or purify (esp. of sin, guilt, or defilement); N.
::: stodgy - dull; stuffy; boringly conservative; Ex. stodgy book
::: spectrum - colored band produced when a beam of light passes through a prism; broad and continuous range; Ex. whole spectrum of modern thoughts
::: collage - work of art put together from fragments