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commonness

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acceptance, averageness, bawdiness, bawdry, chasteness, circulation, cliche, commonality, commonalty, commonplace.
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puissant
Definition:
Powerful; strong; mighty.

Synonyms:

adjective
all
puissant.
almighty
absolute, all-powerful, invincible, omnipotent, puissant, supreme, unlimited.
brave
valiant.
cogent
apposite, apt, compelling, conclusive, consequential, convincing, fitting, inducing, influential, irresistible, justified, meaningful, momentous, persuasive, pertinent, relevant, satisfactory, satisfying, significant, strong, telling, urgent, valid, weighty, well-grounded, Convictive, Suasive.
effective
cogent.
efficacious
adequate, competent, effective, effectual, operative, serviceable, successful, useful, virtuous.
energetic
driven, effervescent, fervid, forceful, mighty, snappy, spunky, vivacious, active, ardent, energetic, mettlesome, peppy, potent, powerful, spirited, strong, vigorous, zealous, zippy.
forceful
ball of fire, bullish, cogent, commanding, constraining, dominant, dynamic, electric, elemental, gutsy, pithy, powerhouse, punch, steamroller, stringent, titanic, vehement, violent, virile, Punchy, coming on strong, take-charge, take-over.
forcible
armed, assertive, coercive, compulsory, drastic, efficient, forcible, impressive, intense, militant.
formidable
arduous, awesome, challenging, colossal, dismaying, effortful, great, hard, indomitable, intimidating, labored, laborious, mammoth, onerous, overpowering, staggering, strenuous, tall order, toilsome, tremendous, uphill, ballbuster, rough go, tough proposition, murder*, rough*.
great
august, capital, chief, dignified, distinguished, eminent, exalted, excellent, famous, fine, glorious, grand, heroic, high-minded, honorable, idealistic, illustrious, leading, lofty, magnanimous, main, major, noble, notable, noted, noteworthy, outstanding, paramount, primary, principal, prominent, regal, remarkable, renowned, royal, stately, sublime, superior, superlative, talented, Famed, highly regarded.
mighty
doughty, lusty, wieldy, Strengthy, strong as ox, boss*.
potent
almighty, authoritative, efficacious, full-bodied, go-getter, spanking, stiff, trenchant.
powerful
authoritative, commanding, competent, controlling, masterful, energetic, forceful, mighty, potent, powerful, strong, vigorous, pre-eminent, in control, in the saddle.
puissant
able, able-bodied, active, athletic, capable, durable, enduring, energetic, firm, fixed, forceful, forcible, hale, hardy, heavy-duty, mighty, muscular, potent, powerful, reinforced, robust, rugged, secure, sinewy, solid, sound, stable, stalwart, stark, staunch, steady, stout, strapping, sturdy, substantial, tenacious, unyielding, vigorous, well-founded, well-made, well-built, hard as nails, in fine feather, heavy*, big*, tough*, hearty*.
vigorous
ablaze, active, afire, agitated, animated, ardent, burning, eager, earnest, emphatic, energetic, enthusiastic, excited, exuberant, fervent, fiery, frisky, full-blooded, hearty, impassioned, industrious, lively, lusty, mettlesome, passionate, peppy, potent, powerful, prolific, spirited, sprightly, strenuous, strong, vigorous, virile, zealous, zestful, zippy.
Examples of usage:
  1. We are to regard Dryden as the puissant and glorious founder, Pope as the splendid high priest, of our age of prose and reason, of our excellent and indispensable eighteenth century. – Selections from the Prose Works of Matthew Arnold by Matthew Arnold
  2. Even the puissant Alva could not escape his violence. – The Rise of the Dutch Republic, Volume II.(of III) 1566-74 by John Lothrop Motley Last Updated: January 25, 2009
  3. The rioters saw with amazement how the mighty man before whom the necks of all such as were in want of money bowed- even the necks of the puissant leaders- stepped before the president of the assembly, how he politely bowed and spoke a few words in an undertone. – The Progressionists, and Angela. by Conrad von Bolanden
  4. Razilly's commission is dated at St. Germain en Laye, May 10th, 1632. He was to take possession of Port Royal, so named by De Monts, from its glorious harbor, and ceded to France under the treaty of 1629. This was the year after the taking of La Rochelle; so that we are now in the times of the great cardinal and his puissant adversary, Buckingham. – Nooks and Corners of the New England Coast by Samuel Adams Drake
  5. " The spirit of resurgent nationality," as Professor Bury of Cambridge tells us, " has governed, as one of the most puissant forces, the political course of the last century and is still unexhausted." – The Open Secret of Ireland by T. M. Kettle

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