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ineffectual - not effective; not having a desired effect; weak
impunity - freedom from punishment or harm; CF. punish
acerbity - bitterness of speech and temper; ADJ. acerbic: bitter; acrid (in taste, manner, or tone)
overwhelm - (of water) cover completely; defeat completely by much greater force; Ex. overwhelmed by grief
discriminate - distinguish; make distinctions on the basis of preference
capacious - spacious
wangle - achieve by cleverness or trick; wiggle out; fake; Ex. She tried to wangle an invitation to the party.
alchemy - medieval chemistry
ruse - trick to deceive; stratagem
illusion - misleading vision or visual image; false idea or belief; CF. delusion