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Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

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That left the agency powerless to stop states from filling in the vacuum with their own legislation.
In its wake, I let dozens of texts go unanswered, powerless to send a “Hey, catch up later,” but too drained to have a conversation.
Living in your powerless homeNow it’s time to think about what life will look like in your survival space.
They had to rely on Salsman to be their advocate, to represent them at a time they felt powerless, and instead they were preyed upon.
My silence, I realized, was due in part to my sense that I was powerless.
People often tell me they feel powerless in the face of the scale of the climate crisis.
As men fixed in the grip of nightmare, we were powerless—unable to do anything but wait.
But for the most part even industry and endowment were powerless against the inertia of custom and the dead-weight of environment.
The new forces controlled by mankind have been powerless as yet to remove want and destitution, hard work and social discontent.
The man who allows himself to be crucified is no true saviour, because by allowing it he renders himself powerless to save.
THE EVERLASTING ARMSJOSEPH HOCKING

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