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having great physical strength

having a high concentration of the distinguishing ingredient

having or able to exert great power

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having great influence

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having or wielding force or authority

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having a strong physiological or chemical effect

(of a male) capable of copulation

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Its spell, however, was still potent, and kept the scaffold awful where the poor minister had died, and likewise the cottage by the sea-shore where Hester Prynne had dwelt.
He will sacrifice all to his long-framed resolves," she said: "natural affection and feelings more potent still.
There's not a doubt that it has some potent quality of magic in it and the wish you wish over it will come true.
For," said he, "as flourishing a condition as we may appear to be in to foreigners, we labour under two mighty evils: a violent faction at home, and the danger of an invasion, by a most potent enemy, from abroad.
The weaker States or confederacies would first have recourse to them, to put themselves upon an equality with their more potent neighbors.
All that was potent for evil in bird or beast, or even in fish.
His potent spirit became immediately so wholly my "control," as the mediums say, that my poems might as well have been communications from him so far as any authority of my own was concerned; and they were quite like other inspirations from the other world in being so inferior to the work of the spirit before it had the misfortune to be disembodied and obliged to use a medium.
So, by uttering a few potent words and making a peculiar gesture, she quickly transformed the girl into her proper shape, while at the same time old Mombi, far away in Jinjur's palace, suddenly resumed her own crooked form and evil features.
Tarveda is developing Pentarins, potent and selective miniaturised drug conjugates with high affinity for specific cell surface and intracellular targets.
Regis Technologies recently opened a new potent compound suite (PCS) for custom manufacturing of highly potent active pharmaceutical ingredients (HPAPIs).
With this in mind, scientists at the University of Illinois set out to identify the potent odorants of cola-flavored carbonated beverages.
NEW ORLEANS -- The use of potent or very potent topical corticosteroids in pregnancy is associated with a significantly increased risk of fetal growth retardation, according to a very large population-based cohort study.
In the January PLoS Medicine, Caffrey and his colleagues report the drug's potent effect on the schistosomiasis parasite.
Lax, Potent Enterprise collects tidbits of wisdom, insight, and candid advice concerning ethics and responsibility as vital components for advancing a successful business from the "Potential Enterprise Newsletter".
Data presented support ceftobiprole's potent anti-MRSA activity with clinical cure rates of 92%.