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Synonyms for puissant

having or able to exert great power

having great physical strength

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What raised Antipater the Edomite, And his son Herod placed on Juda's throne, Thy throne, but gold, that got him puissant friends?
This is how it runs: `A le moult puissant et moult honorable chevalier, Sir Nigel Loring de Christchurch, de son tres fidele ami Sir Claude Latour, capitaine de la Compagnie blanche, chatelain de Biscar, grand seigneur de Montchateau, vavaseur de le renomme Gaston, Comte de Foix, tenant les droits de la haute justice, de la milieu, et de la basse.
A monotonous, silent city, deriving an earthy flavour throughout from its Cathedral crypt, and so abounding in vestiges of monastic graves, that the Cloisterham children grow small salad in the dust of abbots and abbesses, and make dirt-pies of nuns and friars; while every ploughman in its outlying fields renders to once puissant Lord Treasurers, Archbishops, Bishops, and such-like, the attention which the Ogre in the story-book desired to render to his unbidden visitor, and grinds their bones to make his bread.
En ces constances douloureuses, nous presentons nos condoleances les plus sinceres a la famille de Said El-Kheider et a celle de l'ensemble du football marocain, tout en priant le Tout Puissant d'avoir le defunt en Sa Sainte Misericorde.
Il a souligne le role historiques du Mouvement des non-alignes soutenant les questions de liberation nationale appelant a prendre des mesures concretes et puissant pendant la phase suivante.
Une rencontre entre le chef du parti islamiste Ennahda au pouvoir en Tunisie, Rached Ghannouchi, et celui du puissant syndicat UGTT, Houcine Abassi, qui joue le role de mediateur dans la crise, s'est achevee en fin de soiree lundi sans reelle avancee.
If Bale stars again, we can look forward to Lawro hailing him as a coruscating, effulgent, incandescent, lambent and luminous talent with a left foot that is not only adroit and dexterous but also efficacious, puissant and unyielding.
He was Past Most Puissant Grand Master of the Most Puissant Grand Council of Royal and Select Masters of Connecticut, was Deputy Grand Governor for Connecticut, York Rite Sovereign College of N.
The permanent, boxy set of three translucent walls by Adrianne Lobel is ingenious but restricts the dance area; however, the Degas style costumes by Jean-Marc Puissant are a delight, while Natasha Katz's lighting subtly guides the story.
Finally it is troubling that of the editor and eight contributors, seven are professors of art history, none list any background in military history, and none of them have, in the words of "the Bard"--"trailed the puissant pike"--that is, experienced military service or, if they have, none thought it important enough to include in their abbreviated brief biographies in the book.
Puissant to the newly created position of Executive Vice President of Strategy and Business Development.
Puissant has been named Executive Vice President, Sales and Marketing, reporting directly to Mr.
Ils implorent le Tout Puissant d'accueillir la defunte en Sa Sainte misericorde.
The direct flight serving East Midlands is good news for Brussels Airlines passengers and for travellers based in the region as the codeshare creates new travel opportunities via Brussels to and from many of our destinations in Europe, Africa and the USA, stated Filip Puissant, the Brussels Airlines alliances manager.
La chute de l'ambitieux dirigeant, alors l'un des 25 membres du puissant Bureau politique du Parti communiste chinois, avait ete precipitee par son puissant bras droit, l'ancien superpolicier Wang Lijun.