GRE Word List



The meaning of the word impuissance is weakness.

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liquidateto determine by agreement or by litigation the precise amount of (indebtedness, damages, or accounts)
gougea chisel with a concavo-convex cross section
odysseya long wandering or voyage usually marked by many changes of fortune
castigationto subject to severe punishment, reproof, or criticism
betokento typify beforehand : presage
douseto plunge into water
fiascoa complete failure
shrewany of a family (Soricidae) of small chiefly nocturnal insectivores related to the moles and distinguished by a long pointed snout, very small eyes, and short velvety fur
ludicrousamusing or laughable through obvious absurdity, incongruity, exaggeration, or eccentricity