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Characteristic of great power or forcefulness
“Even the greatest boxing champion would not have withstood the powerful blows of the young star in the making.”
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Denotes the effectiveness or dominance of a particular action
“It was a powerful performance from the team, and very reflective of their season thus far.”
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Having great impact or influence
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“Josh's powerful speech empowered all those in attendance with the emotional fortitude to handle their own failures in life.”
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Imbued with passion
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“The widespread interest in this aspect of religion has triggered a powerful debate between agnostic historians and liberal theologians.”
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Important or significant in nature, and worthy of notice or attention
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“It is, however, a more powerful album and possesses a sonic clarity that makes the early Beatles catalog on the Capitol label pale in comparison.”
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Large in magnitude or number
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“It won't be long before the King's powerful army overwhelms this fortification.”
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(of a person) Possessing strength and athleticism
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“He was a powerful athlete and the best player on his team.”
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The potency of an alcoholic drink
“I don't know what was in that powerful cocktail, but it clearly knocked my socks off the night before.”
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Exerting influence in an oppressive manner
“It will not be easy to take down his powerful reign of terror, but the rebels are finally ready to fight for their freedom.”
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Severe or intense, especially in a painful or unpleasant way
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(of something inanimate or abstract) Successful in producing a desired or intended result
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Grand and impressive in appearance
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Producing strong feelings and emotions
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(of one's senses) Sensitive or perceptive to changes
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(of a person or performance) Energetic in nature
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Producing or capable of producing significant noise
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Very strong
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Showy, bold or audacious in behavior or appearance
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Very strong or proficient in a skill or ability
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Based on, or displaying, common sense
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Producing powerful feelings or strong, clear images in the mind
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(of a job or position) Involving responsibility or a degree of personal accountability
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Having or imbued with supernatural powers, attributes or qualities
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Too powerful to be defeated or overcome
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Denotes wealth and prosperousness
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Involving or creating favorable circumstances that increase the chances of success or effectiveness
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(of a person) Formidable, especially as an opponent
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Very difficult or impossible to forget
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Of sound, a voice or an instrument, low in pitch or frequency
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Nice, good, pleasing
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Causing or creating excitement
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Having special rights, advantages, or immunities
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Small, round, and glittering
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Making strict requirements
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Of a comestible, especially a beverage, having a rich flavor
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Possessing a reasonable or high level of artificial intelligence
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Requiring great effort or exertion
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Showing heroic courage
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Showing rage