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Impotent
powerless; lacking strength

syn: ineffective; helpless

ant: potent; powerful
Antithesis
an exact opposite; an opposite extreme

syn: converse

ant: same
Maelstrom
whirlpool; turbulence; agitated state of mind
Emendation
a correction

syn: improvement; amendment
Chagrin
embarrassment; a complete loss of courage
Bauble
a show but useless thing

syn: trinket
Diaphanous
very sheer and light

syn: transparent; gossamer

ant: opaque
Labyrinth
a complicated network of winding passages; a maze
Gloat
to look at or think about with great satisfaction

syn: revel; crow
Impediment
a barrier; obstruction

syn: obstacle; hindrance

ant: aid
Bestial
savage; brutal

syn: brutish; vile; cruel

ant: humane; kind
Effete
worn out; barren

syn: exhausted; spent and sterile

ant: vital; vigorous
Shard
a fragment
Bland
mild; tasteless; dull

syn: smooth; agreeable

ant: exciting; thrilling
Nihilism
a total rejection of established laws