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impuissance - powerlessness; feebleness
grouse - complain; fuss; grumble; grouch; N: plump chickenlike game bird
oust - expel; drive out; force out; N. ouster: ousting
exact - demand and obtain by force; Ex. exact a promise from him; N. exaction
sectarian - of a sect; narrow-minded; parochial; N: member of a sect; narrow-minded person
autocratic - having absolute unchecked power; dictatorial; N. autocrat, autocracy
quip - taunt; clever sarcastic remark; V.
uncouth - boorish; clumsy in speech or behavior; outlandish
meretricious - flashy; tawdry; attractive on the surface but of no real value; Ex. metericious argument/jewel; CF. prostitute
fraudulent - cheating; deceitful; Ex. fraudulent means; N. fraud: deception; swindle