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impuissance - powerlessness; feebleness
regatta - boat or yacht race
wince - move back suddenly; shrink back; flinch; Ex. She winced as she touched the cold body.
healthful - conducive to good health; Ex. healthful mountain air
consort - associate with; keep company; N: husband or wife (or a ruler)
sheathe - place into a case; insert into or provide with a sheath; Ex. He sheathed his dagger; N. sheath: case for a blade
tycoon - wealthy and powerful businessperson; wealthy leader; magnate; Ex. business tycoon
bereavement - state of being deprived of something valuable or beloved; state of being bereaved or bereft
brood - sit on in order to hatch; think deeply or worry anxiously; N: the young of certain animals; group of young birds hatched at one time
sanction - approve; ratify; N: permission; penalty intended to enforce compliance