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synonyms for pow

  • force
  • government
  • jurisdiction
  • rule
  • ascendancy
  • authorization
  • beef
  • charge
  • clout
  • command
  • credit
  • domination
  • dominion
  • edge
  • esteem
  • goods
  • guts
  • influence
  • juice
  • jump
  • license
  • mastery
  • might
  • permission
  • permit
  • pizzazz
  • powerhouse
  • prerogative
  • prestige
  • punch
  • right
  • say
  • say-so
  • steam
  • strength
  • stuff
  • supremacy
  • sway
  • warrant
  • weight
  • word
  • zap
  • leg up
  • might and main
  • strong arm
  • upper hand
  • what it takes
  • whip hand
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antonyms for pow

MOST RELEVANT
  • breach
  • break
  • disadvantage
  • inferiority
  • lack
  • lethargy
  • powerlessness
  • prohibition
  • subordination
  • weakness
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How to use pow in a sentence

She's done got a pow'ful quick tempah, my Miss Betty has, same's all my Somerset family had, bein' fust quality folks lak dey was.
DOROTHY AT SKYRIEEVELYN RAYMOND
He was a skittish horse, gentle, as Andy explained, but "pow'ful nervous—had to be sort o' coaxed along."
THE OUTDOOR GIRLS IN THE SADDLELAURA LEE HOPE
There was a grand "pow-wow," as William called it, after he came.
THE BANNER BOY SCOUTS ON A TOURGEORGE A. WARREN
Why should he be permitted to defile with the fat of his sleek locks a crown intended to adorn the grizzled pow of his elders?
THE FIEND'S DELIGHTDOD GRILE
Among the neighboring Cherokees, was one named Silouee, celebrated as a chief and pow-wow, or medicine man.
THE INDIAN: ON THE BATTLE-FIELD AND IN THE WIGWAMJOHN FROST
The chief difficulty in a "pow-wow" of this nature was that the balance of argument was invariably on the side of the Indian.
THE PHANTOM OF THE RIVEREDWARD S. ELLIS
The country is full of Indian and half-breed runners and nightly pow-wows are the vogue everywhere.
CORPORAL CAMERONRALPH CONNOR
There was a dog fight on the corner, a terrific pow-wow of yelps and snarls; still she did not stir.
MARY WARE'S PROMISED LANDANNIE FELLOWS JOHNSTON
White folks is pow'ful strange, looks lak dey jes' tries to fall in de water.
VACATION WITH THE TUCKER TWINSNELL SPEED
They had a kind of pow-wow in his office—a whole gang of district leaders—and Obed he was one of 'em.
CAP'N ERIJOSEPH CROSBY LINCOLN
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WORDS RELATED TO POW

  • ascendancy
  • authorizations
  • beeves
  • charges
  • clouts
  • commands
  • credits
  • domination
  • dominions
  • edges
  • esteem
  • forces
  • goods
  • governments
  • guts
  • influences
  • juices
  • jumps
  • jurisdictions
  • leg ups
  • licenses
  • mastery
  • might and mains
  • mights
  • permissions
  • permits
  • pizzazzes
  • powerhouses
  • pows
  • prerogatives
  • prestige
  • punches
  • rights
  • rules
  • say
  • say-sos
  • steam
  • strengths
  • strong arms
  • stuff
  • supremacy
  • sway
  • upper hands
  • warrants
  • weights
  • what it takes
  • whip hands
  • words
  • zaps
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

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