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Definition of Potent

Potent

  1. Producing great physical effects; forcible; powerful' efficacious; as, a potent medicine.
  2. Having great authority, control, or dominion; puissant; mighty; influential; as, a potent prince.
  3. Powerful, in an intellectual or moral sense; having great influence; as, potent interest; a potent argument.
  4. A prince; a potentate.
  5. A staff or crutch.
  6. One of the furs; a surface composed of patches which are supposed to represent crutch heads; they are always alternately argent and azure, unless otherwise specially mentioned.

Potent Quotations

I believe that imagination is stronger than knowledge. That myth is more potent than history. That dreams are more powerful than facts. That hope always triumphs over experience. That laughter is the only cure for grief. And I believe that love is stronger than death.
Robert Fulghum

Words - so innocent and powerless as they are, as standing in a dictionary, how potent for good and evil they become in the hands of one who knows how to combine them.
Nathaniel Hawthorne

As powerful as is our soul's call, so potent are the forces of Resistance arrayed against it. We're not alone if we've been mowed down by Resistance; millions of good men and women have bitten the dust before us.
Steven Pressfield

The trade union movement represents the organized economic power of the workers... It is in reality the most potent and the most direct social insurance the workers can establish.
Samuel Gompers

Fear and greed are potent motivators. When both of these forces push in the same direction, virtually no human being can resist.
Andrew Weil
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Potent Translations

potent in German is Potente, stark
potent in Italian is valido
potent in Spanish is potente
potent in Swedish is kraftig, stark
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