I installed powerthesaurus package from MELPA. This package finds out synnyms of selected words from powerthesaurus.org.
I installed all the dependencies (dom - to be specific which did not get installed by default).

However, when I run the command M-x powerthesaurus-lookup-word, I get the following in my *Messages* buffer.

Opening TLS connection to `www.powerthesaurus.org'...
Opening TLS connection with `gnutls-cli --insecure -p 443 www.powerthesaurus.org'...failed
Opening TLS connection with `gnutls-cli --insecure -p 443 www.powerthesaurus.org --protocols ssl3'...failed
Opening TLS connection with `openssl s_client -connect www.powerthesaurus.org:443 -no_ssl2 -ign_eof'...failed
Opening TLS connection to `www.powerthesaurus.org'...failed

What am I missing? Why is this connection not working? I'm able to visit www.powerthesaurus.org through my browser

P.S: I'm using this Windows 7 machine in an office network - if that helps

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    Try running the commands it shows in the console and see / post the output (there should be more of it).
    – wvxvw
    Commented Jun 5, 2018 at 17:33


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