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synonyms for potentate

  • despot
  • autocrat
  • chief
  • chieftain
  • dictator
  • emperor
  • empress
  • king
  • leader
  • majesty
  • prince
  • princess
  • queen
  • royalty
  • ruler
  • sovereign
  • crowned head
  • head of state
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antonyms for potentate

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  • servant
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How to use potentate in a sentence

This again was used equally to denote a potentate of either sex, until at last we find the interjection dame!
A CURSORY HISTORY OF SWEARINGJULIAN SHARMAN
What can be more eloquent than his defence of Benjamin, and his appeal to what seemed to him to be an Egyptian potentate!
BEACON LIGHTS OF HISTORY, VOLUME IIJOHN LORD
As soon as the parties were brought in, the judicial potentate eyed them sternly for some time.
JACK HARKAWAY'S BOY TINKER AMONG THE TURKSBRACEBRIDGE HEMYNG
The American influence has been felt to such an extent that King Jazz is a universal potentate.
MY WONDERFUL VISITCHARLIE CHAPLIN
The great arch-ruler, potentate of hell, Tumbles when Bacon bids him, or his fiends Bow to the force of his pentageron.
WITCH, WARLOCK, AND MAGICIANWILLIAM HENRY DAVENPORT ADAMS
I had not calculated aright the power of that particular potentate to "draw."
MYSTIC LONDON:CHARLES MAURICE DAVIES
Mr. Pynsent, too, had had the honor of a conversation with the servant of the Indian potentate.
A HISTORY OF PENDENNIS, VOLUME 1WILLIAM MAKEPEACE THACKERAY
But justice and good judgment would not long tolerate the rule of a worthless potentate.
THE UNITED SEASROBERT W. ROGERS
The itinerant larder of this potentate contained one thousand geese and three thousand fowls.
INTERNATIONAL WEEKLY MISCELLANY, VOL. 1, NO. 2, JULY 8, 1850VARIOUS
I could see it very plainly through a button-hole in the cloak of the potentate who had seized me and hidden me in his pocket.
IN CAMP WITH A TIN SOLDIERJOHN KENDRICK BANGS
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO POTENTATE

  • crowned head
  • monarch
  • monarchy
  • potentate
  • ruler
  • sovereign
  • sovereignty
  • supreme ruler
  • the throne
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