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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

the state of being potent; a male's capacity to have sexual intercourse

Usage examples (29)
  • The potence of personality is certainly incalculable.
  • A quoi bon une potence en or si c'est vous que l'on va pendre ?
  • It's as if C.L. Moore had tried to do a story dealing with Northwest Smith's fear of im-potence.
  • The potence of her attraction lay in her not being English in her being, not only Margey, but Cathay, far Cathay. for more
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