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pow·er·ful

powerful

 
 
pronunciation:
paU r fl
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part of speech: adjective
definition: having or able to use power or force.
The race car has a powerful engine.The principal is in a powerful position.
synonyms:
forceful, strong
similar words:
able, authoritative, dynamic, influential, mighty
derivations: powerfully (adv.), powerfulness (n.)
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feeling powerful
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The word powerful contains the following part:
-ful1 Old English adjective-forming suffix that means full of
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The suffix -ful1 attaches to native English nouns to form adjectives.