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puissant

pu·is·sant

puissant

 
pronunciation:
pyu ih snt [or] pyu I snt [or] pwi snt
part of speech: adjective
definition: having great strength or power; mighty.
The thick stone fortress walls could not withstand the puissant cannon fire.
antonyms:
impotent, weak
similar words:
herculean, omnipotent, potent, powerful, strong
derivation: puissantly (adv.)