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synonyms for might

  • efficacy
  • potency
  • valor
  • adequacy
  • arm
  • authority
  • capability
  • capacity
  • clout
  • command
  • competence
  • control
  • domination
  • efficiency
  • energy
  • force
  • forcefulness
  • get-up-and-go
  • jurisdiction
  • lustiness
  • mastery
  • moxie
  • muscle
  • peppiness
  • powerfulness
  • prowess
  • puissance
  • punch
  • qualification
  • sinew
  • steam
  • strength
  • strenuousness
  • sway
  • vigor
  • forcibleness
  • qualifiedness
  • strong arm
  • vigorousness
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antonyms for might

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  • weakness
  • enervation
  • helplessness
  • idleness
  • impotence
  • inability
  • inactivity
  • inadequacy
  • incompetence
  • inefficiency
  • ineptness
  • lack
  • lethargy
  • powerlessness
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How to use might in a sentence

No poorest man on earth would change places with this man-that-might-have-been, for his time draws nigh and his end is perdition.
RAEMAEKERS' CARTOONSLOUIS RAEMAEKERS
His dreams were ended, the "might-have-been" would never be, but he knew that there was peace in that little breast at last.
THE IMAGINARY MARRIAGEHENRY ST. JOHN COOPER
No wonder you are feeling nervous and upset over the might-have-beens.
LETTY AND THE TWINSHELEN SHERMAN GRIFFITH
She commented adversely upon each play I made, and in between times lectured me upon might-have-beens.
I WALKED IN ARDENJACK CRAWFORD
Critics have called Keats and others who died young “the great Might-have-beens of literary history.”
APPRECIATIONS AND CRITICISMS OF THE WORKS OF CHARLES DICKENSG. K. CHESTERTON
In a sense also one may say that these tales are the great might-have-beens of Dickens.
APPRECIATIONS AND CRITICISMS OF THE WORKS OF CHARLES DICKENSG. K. CHESTERTON
We are neither numerous enough nor strong enough to resist the over-might that is brought against us.
PABO, THE PRIESTSABINE BARING-GOULD
There will be whole bales of mistakes, a Gobelin tapestry to drape the world, and stacks of dead and withered "might-have-beens."
ROSEMARY AND RUEAMBER
She ceased to regret that snug might-have-been, little, grocery business in a country town.
THE HISTORY OF SIR RICHARD CALMADYLUCAS MALET
It has its pathos, yet leaves no regrets behind, for there is no might-have-been which death had thwarted.
THE HISTORICAL NIGHTS ENTERTAINMENT, SECOND SERIESRAFAEL SABATINI
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO MIGHT

  • aptitude
  • capability
  • capacity
  • competence
  • competency
  • comprehension
  • dexterity
  • endowment
  • facility
  • faculty
  • intelligence
  • might
  • potentiality
  • qualification
  • resourcefulness
  • skill
  • strength
  • talent
  • understanding
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