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  • in a helpless manner; "the crowd watched him helplessly"

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'Impotently' example sentence in quotations


* And that inverted Bowl they call the Sky, Whereunder crawling coop'd we live and die, Lift not your hands to It for help for It As impotently moves as you or I. - Omar Khayym


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Impotently Sample Sentences in News


  • Faced with the barbarity of Isis, we cannot stand impotently by
    British military action is needed. But it is even more vital to make common cause with all the enemies of Isis to find a political solution Why British military action against Isiss barbarity, but not Assads butchery? And shouldnt the ill-fated legacy of Iraq instruct us to stay well clear? In the cabinet in 2003, I backed Tony Blair over the invasion of Iraq beca Read more on this news related to 'Impotently'
  • Leigh Halfpenny prepares to fill the Toulon boots left by Jonny Wilkinson
    The Wales full-back is finally fit and hopes to get the nod on Sunday when his new club face Scarlets from the old country Why English clubs benefit from new European format Even though Leigh Halfpenny knows the story ends with his right shoulder dislocated and dangling impotently as he is helped off the Twickenham pitch, he relives it with stubborn relish. In one Read more on this news related to 'Impotently'
  • When Bad Controls are Good
    The best comedy is undercut with tragedy. The apocalyptic satire of Dr Strangelove , the claustrophobic awkwardness of The Office , Basil Fawlty wailing impotently on his car with a tree branch in Fawlty Towers . It helps to laugh at our own shortcomings. Read more... Read more on this news related to 'Impotently'

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