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Meanings of Potboilers:

noun

A book, film, or other creative work produced solely to make the originator a living by catering to popular taste.

Usage examples:

They may as well have called it deep six, because the film plummeted into a predictable pastiche of…

Meanings of Potboiling:

noun

Artistic, literary, or other creative work produced solely to make the originator a living by catering to popular taste, without regard to artistic quality; the production of such work.

adjective

Of the nature of a potboiler; undertaken or produced solely to make the originator a living by catering to popular taste, without regard to artistic quality.

Meanings of Potboils:

verb

To produce artistic, literary, or other creative work solely to make a living by catering to popular taste, without regard to artistic quality.

Potch

pɒtʃ

Meanings of Potch:

noun

Opal which has no play of colour and is of no value.

Usage examples:

One potential use of common or potch opal is for the production of cristobalite for use as a dental…

Meanings of Pote:

noun

A gentle or weak kick or push.

verb

To kick (something); to paw (the ground) with a foot; to stamp (one's foot).

Meanings of Potecary:

noun

An apothecary.

Poteen

pəˈtʃiːn

Meanings of Poteen:

noun

Alcohol made illicitly, typically from potatoes.

Usage examples:

For more than a wee while, we discussed the potato and poteen, that wickedly potent brew that has b…

Potencies

ˈpəʊtnsi

Meanings of Potencies:

noun

The power of something to influence or make an impression.

Usage examples:

A myth of enormous potency

Meanings of Potency:

noun

The power of something to influence or make an impression.

Usage examples:

A myth of enormous potency

Potent

ˈpəʊ.tənt

Meanings of Potent:

adjective

Having great power, influence, or effect.

Usage examples:

Thrones were potent symbols of authority
noun

Fur resembling vair, but with the alternating pieces t-shaped.

Usage examples:

Potent is believed to have been originally derived from vair.

Meanings of Potentacy:

noun

The state or rule of a potentate; supreme power.

Potentate

ˈpəʊ.tən.teɪt

Meanings of Potentate:

noun

A monarch or ruler, especially an autocratic one.

Usage examples:

The dutch tried to put it together and were able to keep it together through playing sultans and lo…

Potentates

ˈpəʊ.tən.teɪt

Meanings of Potentates:

noun

A monarch or ruler, especially an autocratic one.

Usage examples:

The dutch tried to put it together and were able to keep it together through playing sultans and lo…

Potential

pəˈten.ʃəl

Meanings of Potential:

adjective

Having or showing the capacity to develop into something in the future.

Usage examples:

A campaign to woo potential customers
noun

Latent qualities or abilities that may be developed and lead to future success or usefulness.

Usage examples:

A young broadcaster with great potential

Potentialities

pəˌten.ʃiˈæl.ə.ti

Meanings of Potentialities:

noun

Latent qualities or abilities that may be developed and lead to future success or usefulness.

Usage examples:

The technology is still relatively not well known, in spite of its great potentiality

Meanings of Potentiality:

noun

Latent qualities or abilities that may be developed and lead to future success or usefulness.

Usage examples:

The technology is still relatively not well known, in spite of its great potentiality

Potentially

pəˈtɛnʃ(ə)li

Meanings of Potentially:

adverb

With the capacity to develop or happen in the future.

Usage examples:

Newly available oil might potentially create a drop in prices

With a possibility of becoming actual

Meanings of Potentialness:

noun

Potentiality.

Meanings of Potentials:

noun

Latent qualities or abilities that may be developed and lead to future success or usefulness.

Usage examples:

A young broadcaster with great potential
adjective

Having or showing the capacity to develop into something in the future.

Usage examples:

A campaign to woo potential customers

Potentiate

pə(ʊ)ˈtɛnʃɪeɪt

Meanings of Potentiate:

verb

Increase the power, effect, or likelihood of (something, especially a drug or physiological reaction).

Usage examples:

The glucose will potentiate intestinal absorption of sodium

Potentiates

pə(ʊ)ˈtɛnʃɪeɪt

Meanings of Potentiates:

verb

Increase the power, effect, or likelihood of (something, especially a drug or physiological reaction).

Usage examples:

The glucose will potentiate intestinal absorption of sodium

Potentiating

pə(ʊ)ˈtɛnʃɪeɪt

Meanings of Potentiating:

verb

Increase the power, effect, or likelihood of (something, especially a drug or physiological reaction).

Usage examples:

The glucose will potentiate intestinal absorption of sodium

Meanings of Potentiation:

noun

The increase in strength of nerve impulses along pathways which have been used previously, either short-term or long-term.

Usage examples:

This increased strength, termed long-term potentiation, can be, despite its name, relatively short-…

Meanings of Potentiator:

noun

An agent that increases the action of a drug or other biological effect.

Meanings of Potentilla:

noun

A plant of a genus that includes the cinquefoils, especially (in gardening) a small shrub with yellow or red flowers.

Usage examples:

Rugged shrubs like barberry and potentilla give the garden permanent structure, while the rocks hel…

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