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potency

po·ten·cy

potency

 
 
pronunciation:
po tn si
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part of speech: noun
inflections: potencies
definition 1: the condition of being potent; strength; effectiveness.
The potency of herbal medications can vary greatly.
antonyms:
impotence
similar words:
force, strength, vigor
definition 2: capacity for positive change or growth.
similar words:
vigor
definition 3: something or someone with power, strength, or effectiveness.
similar words:
force
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