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Very heavy and powerful.
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  1. Very heavy and powerful.
  2. (Informal) Excellent, extremely good.
  3. Having or showing great power, skill, strength, or force:
Strong and imposing:
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  1. Strong and imposing:
  2. Resolute; firm; unyielding
  3. Strong and well-built; sturdy; robust
Having unlimited power; all-powerful
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  1. Having unlimited power; all-powerful
  2. Having absolute power; all-powerful:
  3. (Informal) Great; extreme:
Having or exercising influence.
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  1. Having or exercising influence.
  2. Having or exerting influence.
  3. Having or exerting influence, esp. great influence; powerful; effective
Able to achieve and maintain an erection that allows for sexual intercourse. Used of a male.
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  1. Able to achieve and maintain an erection that allows for sexual intercourse. Used of a male.
  2. Effective or powerful in action, as a drug or drink
  3. Having great control or authority:
(Now Chiefly Literary) Powerful; strong
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  1. (Now Chiefly Literary) Powerful; strong
Tending to tell other people what to do in a peremptory or arrogant manner.
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  1. Tending to tell other people what to do in a peremptory or arrogant manner.
  2. Believing in, relating to, characterized by, or enforcing unquestioning obedience to authority, as that of a dictator, rather than individual freedom of judgment and action
Substantially made or built; able to withstand stress or rough use:
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  1. Substantially made or built; able to withstand stress or rough use:
  2. Marked by resoluteness or determination; firm:
  3. Physically strong; vigorous; hardy
Having absolute power; omnipotent:
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  1. Having absolute power; omnipotent:
Beyond what is possible for a human being.
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  1. Beyond what is possible for a human being.
  2. Beyond ordinary or normal human ability, power, or experience:
  3. Greater than that of a normal human being
Having unlimited or universal power, authority, or force; all-powerful.
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  1. Having unlimited or universal power, authority, or force; all-powerful.
So strong as to be overwhelming:
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  1. So strong as to be overwhelming:
  2. That overpowers; so strong as to be overwhelming.
Designating a thing or group of things larger than others of the same kind
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  1. Designating a thing or group of things larger than others of the same kind
  2. Being one generation removed from the relative specified. Often used in combination:
  3. Of a larger size than other, similar forms:
Incapable of being overcome or defeated; unconquerable.
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  1. Incapable of being overcome or defeated; unconquerable.
  2. That cannot be overcome; unconquerable
(Genetics) Designating or relating to that one of any pair of allelic hereditary factors which, when both are present in the germ plasm, dominates over the other and appears in the organism
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  1. (Genetics) Designating or relating to that one of any pair of allelic hereditary factors which, when both are present in the germ plasm, dominates over the other and appears in the organism
  2. Being a species that has the greatest effect within its ecological community, especially by determining the presence, abundance, or type of other species. As a plant community progresses through stages of succession, different species may become dominant for a period until the climax community is reached, at which point the dominant species remains stable until a major disruption occurs. Among animals, the dominant species in a community is generally the top predator or the most abundant or widespread species.
  3. Tending to be stronger than its counterpart or used for the most important tasks or in the most pressing situations:
Incapable of being overcome, subdued, or vanquished; unconquerable.
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  1. Incapable of being overcome, subdued, or vanquished; unconquerable.
  2. Not easily discouraged, defeated, or subdued; unyielding; unconquerable
Having a commanding style.
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  1. Having a commanding style.
  2. Highly accurate or definitive; treated or worthy of treatment as a scholarly authority
  3. Based on competent authority; reliable because coming from one who is an expert or properly qualified
With assertive force; powerful.
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  1. With assertive force; powerful.
  2. Characterized by or full of force; effective:
  3. Full of force; powerful, vigorous, effective, cogent, etc.
Done by force.
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  1. Done by force.
  2. Having a powerful effect; telling
  3. Done or effected by force; involving the use of force
Urgently requiring attention:
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  1. Urgently requiring attention:
  2. Requiring urgent attention.
  3. Irresistibly or keenly interesting, attractive, etc.; captivating
Exercising control or authority:
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  1. Exercising control or authority:
  2. Predominant:
  3. That rules; predominant; chief; reigning; controlling.
  1. Prevalent, common, widespread.
  2. Blowing usually or most frequently from a given direction:
  3. Predominant; of greatest force.
Superior to or notable above all others; outstanding.
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  1. Superior to or notable above all others; outstanding.
Very large
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  1. Very large
  2. Impressive, esp. in a dignified or imperial way
  3. Dominating, as by magnitude or position:
Highest in quality, achievement, performance, etc.; most excellent
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  1. Highest in quality, achievement, performance, etc.; most excellent
  2. Greatest in importance, degree, significance, character, or achievement.
  3. Greatest in power, authority, or rank; paramount or dominant.
Superlative form of high: most high
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  1. Superlative form of high: most high
Having, or acting as if having, power, authority, influence, high position, etc.
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  1. Having, or acting as if having, power, authority, influence, high position, etc.
  2. Strongly affecting the course of events or the nature of things; significant:
  3. Meaning a great deal; having much significance, consequence, or value
Of, relating to, or characterized by charisma:
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  1. Of, relating to, or characterized by charisma:
  2. Designating or of any of various religious groups or movements that stress direct divine inspiration, manifested as in glossolalia or healing powers
  3. Of, relating to, or being a type of Christianity that emphasizes personal religious experience and divinely inspired powers, as of healing, prophecy, and the gift of tongues.
Highest in rank, power, or authority:
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  1. Highest in rank, power, or authority:
  2. Ranking higher than any other, as in power or importance; chief; supreme
Having no compassion or pity; merciless:
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  1. Having no compassion or pity; merciless:
  2. Having or showing no pity; merciless; relentless
  3. Without pity or compassion; cruel, pitiless.
(Idiomatic) When one is controlling a machine, or a situation, or an activity. Similar to in charge, but one person can be officially in charge, while another person is, in fact, in control.
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  1. (Idiomatic) When one is controlling a machine, or a situation, or an activity. Similar to in charge, but one person can be officially in charge, while another person is, in fact, in control.
Working in an effective way; effective or productive:
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  1. Working in an effective way; effective or productive:
  2. Rough or crude; coarse:
  3. Strong and healthy; full of vigor; hardy
Producing or capable of producing the desired effect; having the intended result; effective
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  1. Producing or capable of producing the desired effect; having the intended result; effective
Having legal force; valid
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  1. Having legal force; valid
  2. Producing, or able to produce, the desired effect
  3. Producing or sufficient to produce a desired effect.
Showing clearly the excellence or superiority of a competitor:
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  1. Showing clearly the excellence or superiority of a competitor:
  2. Effective as proof or evidence.
  3. Serving to convince; persuasive or believable:
Having or showing great power, skill, strength, or force:
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  1. Having or showing great power, skill, strength, or force:
  2. (Informal) Excellent, extremely good.
  3. Having might; powerful; strong
Effective or powerful in action, as a drug or drink
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  1. Effective or powerful in action, as a drug or drink
  2. Exerting or capable of exerting strong physiological or chemical effects:
  3. Exerting or capable of exerting strong influence; cogent:
(Now Chiefly Literary) Powerful; strong
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  1. (Now Chiefly Literary) Powerful; strong
Having force or rapidity of motion:
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  1. Having force or rapidity of motion:
  2. Clear and loud:
  3. Powerfully effective:
Difficult to endure; causing hardship or suffering:
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  1. Difficult to endure; causing hardship or suffering:
  2. Lacking in shade; undiminished:
  3. Definite; firm:
Hard to do or accomplish; arduous:
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  1. Hard to do or accomplish; arduous:
  2. Hard to endure; oppressive; burdensome; distressing
  3. Hard to digest
Causing great discomfort, damage, or distress:
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  1. Causing great discomfort, damage, or distress:
  2. Unsparing, harsh, or strict, as in treatment of others:
  3. Extremely difficult to perform or endure; trying:
Having or showing great power, skill, strength, or force:
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  1. Having or showing great power, skill, strength, or force:
  2. Having might; powerful; strong
  3. Very heavy and powerful.
Effective or powerful in action, as a drug or drink
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  1. Effective or powerful in action, as a drug or drink
  2. Exerting or capable of exerting strong physiological or chemical effects:
  3. Exerting or capable of exerting strong influence; cogent:
(Now Chiefly Literary) Powerful; strong
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  1. (Now Chiefly Literary) Powerful; strong
Characterized by continuous change or activity.
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  1. Characterized by continuous change or activity.
  2. Characterized by much activity and vigor, especially in bringing about change; energetic and forceful.
  3. Powerful; energetic.
Prepared for use or action, especially in combat.
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  1. Prepared for use or action, especially in combat.
  2. Existing in fact; actual:
  3. Producing a strong impression or response; striking:
With assertive force; powerful.
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  1. With assertive force; powerful.
  2. Characterized by or full of force; effective:
  3. Full of force; powerful, vigorous, effective, cogent, etc.
Characterized by force; powerful.
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  1. Characterized by force; powerful.
  2. Having a powerful effect; telling
  3. Effected against resistance through the use of force:
(Informal) Forceful, aggressive, boldly frank, etc.
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  1. (Informal) Forceful, aggressive, boldly frank, etc.
  2. Aggressively vigorous or forceful
  3. Effective; forceful.
Having force or rapidity of motion:
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  1. Having force or rapidity of motion:
  2. Clear and loud:
  3. Powerfully effective:
Strong and healthy; robust:
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  1. Strong and healthy; robust:
  2. Physically strong and active.
  3. Forceful or powerful; strong; energetic
Following as an effect, result, or conclusion; consequent.
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  1. Following as an effect, result, or conclusion; consequent.
  2. Having significant consequences; of importance
  3. Important
Meaning a great deal; having much significance, consequence, or value
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  1. Meaning a great deal; having much significance, consequence, or value
  2. Having high social rank or influence; prominent:
  3. Having or suggesting a consciousness of high position or authority; authoritative:
Having or exercising influence.
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  1. Having or exercising influence.
  2. Having or exerting influence, esp. great influence; powerful; effective
  3. Having or exerting influence.
Having much weight; very heavy; ponderous
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  1. Having much weight; very heavy; ponderous
  2. Of great significance or moment; serious
  3. Adapted to turn the balance in the mind, or to convince; important; forcible; serious; momentous.
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