Sentence Examples


  • The belief exercises a potent moral influence.
  • Too aware of him, she tensed as he crouched beside her, the scent too potent to be a dream.
  • The extent and glamour of his empire exercised a potent spell on western Europe.
  • It is a singular circumstance that reciprocal crosses are not always or even often possible; thus, one rhododendron may afford pollen perfectly potent on the stigma of another kind, by the pollen of which latter its own stigma is unaffected.
  • We may consider that, in country districts, constant soil moisture is one of the chief factors; while in the case of urban outbreaks mere soil moisture is subsidiary to other more potent causes.