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impuissance - powerlessness; feebleness
sovereign - ruler in a monarchy; ADJ: (of a country) independent and self-governing; having supreme power; supreme; excellent
devotee - enthusiastic follower; enthusiast; Ex. devotee of Bach
expatriate - exile; someone who has withdrawn from his native land; V: exile; banish; leave one's country
subservient - behaving like a slave; servile; obsequious; subordinate; N. subservience
doldrums - blues; listlessness(lack of spirit or energy); slack(inactive) period; period of stagnation; ocean area near the equator where ships cannot move because there is no wind; Ex. in the doldrums
perigee - point of moon's orbit when it is nearest the earth; CF. apogee
imperceptible - unnoticeable; impossible to perceive; undetectable
expunge - cancel; remove a word or name (from a book or list); erase
protract - prolong; lengthen in time; draw out