Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
LL. potentatus, fr. potentare, to exercise power: cf. F. potentat,. See Potent (a.)
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
L. potens—potis, able, esse, to be.
Another of the potent enemies of books is fire.
"A Book for All Readers" by Ainsworth Rand Spofford
His influence, when once established, is more potent even than that of a war chief.
"The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 18, No. 105, July 1866" by Various
Thus the psychic healing forces are ever potent, so long as the patient has faith in the treatment employed.
"Primitive Psycho-Therapy and Quackery" by Robert Means Lawrence
This, of course, means by reference to the system of potent energy in which our organism essentially consists.
"Essays Towards a Theory of Knowledge" by Alexander Philip
What potent instruments may these become in accomplishing the ruin of the whole being, for time and eternity!
"Searchlights on Health: Light on Dark Corners" by B.G. Jefferis
The whole idea and feeling of state sovereignty, once as potent North as South, had vanished and been forgotten.
"America First" by Various
Never has it been less potent than his.
"The Shadow Witch" by Gertrude Crownfield
Opinion exercises a more potent influence than reason.
"The World's Greatest Books--Volume 14--Philosophy and Economics" by Various
Well, well, I don't know which is more potent with monarchs, woman or dynamite.
"A Son of the Immortals" by Louis Tracy
Pray, spare us when you, in your time, shall have become a potent magician.
"Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, Volume 57, No. 356, June, 1845" by Various
Of my fears too dread revival!
Yet, with tearful joy I see,
Duty is the only rival
Potent over love and me.
"To Henry, Written to a Russian Air" by Amelia Opie
So potent is this heather here,
That under skies of blue,
I seem to breathe the atmosphere
That William Wallace knew.
"Heath from the Highlands" by Henry Kendall
"Alas, sweet maid, love's potent charm
I cannot beg or buy,
I cannot wrest it from the wind
Or steal it from the sky--"
"I Whispered To The Bobolink" by Isabel Ecclestone Mackay
At life's most testing moment, when
the grieving heart's replete,
a prayer that is most potent then
I call up and repeat.
"Prayer" by Mikhail Yuryevich Lermontov
Save they who potent magic learn,
Who lonely in that dreaded fane
Resist nine days the awful powers:
And, fasting, each through pain may earn
The knowledge daring mortals gain,
If life survive those secret hours!
"The Mystic Isle Of The "Land Of The North Wind"" by John Douglas Sutherland Campbell
The surging tide of the prairie rolled its billows of blossom
Against her mighty walls, and beat at her hundred gates;
The riches of all the world were poured into her bosom,
Kings were her mighty men, and lords, and potentates.
"The Burning of Chicago" by Kate Seymour Maclean
MESQUITE — Getting advice from his Heisman Trophy-winning uncle, Tim Brown, Mesquite Poteet junior receiver Kody Edwards has blossomed into a key part of Poteet's potent offense.
When game planning for a potent offense like Lawrence, the conventional wisdom says to establish a running game to keep the ball out of the opposing quarterback's hands.
The tract is adjacent to land owned by the potent.
Although not a well-known car company, tiny Mosler Automotive in Riviera Beach, Florida, has been building potent, lightweight, terrifically ugly performance cars since the mid-'80s.
Six months after the opening of the Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts, one of its most potent acoustic features has yet to be fully appreciated.
It's one of the most colorful plants around right now, but one of the most potent.
Is the marijuana of today more potent than the pot smoked decades ago.
One of the claims made by opponents of the legalization measures is that the marijuana of today is much more potent than the pot smoked decades ago.
Trying to seize the initiative on a politically potent issue, Senate Democrats will propose setting annual targets for national spending on health care as part of a new legislative effort to restrain soaring health costs.
Westminster's Potent Offense Defeated Sherwood 62-28 In Regional Championship.
Food 'potently delicious ' at Cheech's in Port St Lucie.
Denard & Devin Show provides legs and arm for a potent Michigan attack.
6 Northwest Mississippi Community College Rangers that much more potent on Thursday night.
Of one thing, however, he may be very certain: Some of the most potent of those currents spring from the general rise in human standards, attendant upon the growth in income that I mentioned a moment ago.
DU's Bill Tierney says North Carolina can't stop his team, but Tar Heels are equally potent.
In this procedure the velocity ﬁeld is reconstructed using the POTENT algorithm, and its divergence compared with the galaxy density ﬁeld from IRAS (a d-d comparison).
Panel Review: Reconstruction Methods and the Value of $\beta$
The best nonrel ativistic wave functions are calculated from the Schrödinger equation using a potent ial adjusted to ﬁt the NN scattering data for lab energies from 0 to 350 MeV.
The deuteron: a mini-review
This is the so-called density-velocity relation, which might be of observational interest in measuring the density parameter Ωm from the velocitydensity comparison through the POTENT analysis (e.g., Bertschinger & Dekel 1989).
Evolution of Cosmological Density Distribution Function from the Local Collapse Model
With this unprecedented wealth of high resolution data, from optical to radio, ﬁne studies of the dust content become possible and potent radiative transfer (RT) codes are needed to fully exploit the data.
Radiative transfer in protoplanetary disks
The search program identiﬁed a still more potent period at 0.6618 days.
Spectroscopic Binary Orbits from Photoelectric Radial Velocities - Paper 191: HD 17310, HD 70645 and HD 80731