Sentence Examples


  • Too aware of him, she tensed as he crouched beside her, the scent too potent to be a dream.
  • Her personal charms were not potent enough to wean Charles away from the society of his mistresses, and in a few weeks after her arrival she became aware of her painful and humiliating position as the wife of the selfish and licentious king.
  • The belief exercises a potent moral influence.
  • The desire to obtain the monopoly of the spice trade has been a potent force in the fashioning of Asiatic history.
  • Crispi, whose strong anti-clerical convictions did not prevent him from regarding the papacy as preeminently an Italian institution, was determined both to prove to the Catholic world the practical independence of the government of the Church and to retain for Rome so potent a centre of universal attraction as the presence of the future pope.

How would you define potent? Add your definition here.

comments powered by Disqus