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powerful

extremely effective or efficient in action

PowerFuL

(language)
A language combining functional programming and logic programming, using "angelic Powerdomains".
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Let any one now consider with that little difficulty the king could have maintained his position in Italy had he observed the rules above laid down, and kept all his friends secure and protected; for although they were numerous they were both weak and timid, some afraid of the Church, some of the Venetians, and thus they would always have been forced to stand in with him, and by their means he could easily have made himself secure against those who remained powerful.
This was hermetically closed by a plate of aluminum, fastened internally by powerful screw-pressure.
Is the man whose credit is so powerful, and whose promises are as good as deeds, Monsieur Malicorne?
This strong propensity of the human heart would find powerful auxiliaries in the objects of State regulation.
I never heard who the poor soul was, or why he took himself out of the world, if he really did so, or if he ever was in it; but I am sure that my passion for Pope, and my purpose of writing pastorals, must have been powerful indeed to carry me through dangers of that kind.
But he sold them to the powerful Nome King in exchange for a long life, and afterward destroyed the life by jumping into the sea.
She had never anticipated that the utterance of love would produce such a powerful effect on her.
I was powerful glad he didn't get killed, and so was Tom, and we wondered which he would like the best--for us to never let on to know him, or how?
Powerful people maneuver for position and worry endlessly about who is IN and who is OUT, who is UP and who is DOWN, forgetting those people whose toil and sweat sends us here and paves our way.
However, if electricity does not furnish me with air to breathe, it works at least the powerful pumps that are stored in spacious reservoirs, and which enable me to prolong at need, and as long as I will, my stay in the depths of the sea.
Their powerful muscles lay just underneath their skins, like bunches of tough rope, and the weakest Growleywog was so strong that he could pick up an elephant and toss it seven miles away.
Alton Locke' and 'Yeast,' published in 1849, were powerful but reasonable and very influential expressions of his convictions--fervid arguments in the form of fiction against existing social injustices.