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This is potent enough to really taste the sweetness in each drop of sap.

But, based on early data, the vaccines appear less potent against a variant that was first identified in South Africa and has been found in the United States.

He led the Milwaukee Braves to the World Series championship in 1957, when he was 23, and remained a potent force at the plate into his 40s.

Monitor lizards — naïve to the toads’ potent toxins — will eat the amphibians, with lethal consequences.

In a race to catch up with emerging coronavirus variants, wealthy countries are already benefiting from potent vaccines.

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The benefits of incumbency are quite potent, especially in the all-important area of raising campaign funds.

I said that mixture of glamour and vulnerability is potent, especially if you can sense the vulnerability.

It was so potent, given all the ways the world is breaking many people, his people, down.

That all-American iconography has always been so potent in the Superman myth.

The potent shared interest in defeating ISIS is one such avenue.

The voice is the most potent influence of expression, the winged messenger between soul and soul.

Old feuds were settled in the old way and six inches of steel were more potent than the longest Order in Council.

The upraised hand, the potent silence, the solemn gaze of a hundred eyes was too much for the old man to bear.

A more potent and public method of ridicule would be difficult to devise.

After all she, Hilda, possessed some mysterious characteristic more potent than the elegance and the goodness of Janet Orgreave.


On this page you'll find 110 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to potent, such as: compelling, dominant, dynamic, great, impressive, and influential.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.