Lizet Elaine (simplyn2deep) wrote in 1_million_words,
Lizet Elaine
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Word of the Day 05/27/15 Puissant

Puissant (adjective)
puissant [pyoo-uh-suh nt, pyoo-is-uh nt, pwis-uh nt]


adjective Literary.
1. powerful; mighty; potent.

Origin: 1400-50; late Middle English < Middle French < Vulgar Latin *possent- (stem of *possēns), for Latin potent- (stem of potēns), present participle of posse to be able, have power; see potent, -ant

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