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 for Cross potent
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Potent \Po"tent\, a. [L. potens, -entis, p. pr. of posse to be
     able, to have power, fr. potis able, capable (akin to Skr.
     pati master, lord) + esse to be. See Host a landlord, Am,
     and cf. Despot, Podesta, Possible, Power,
     Puissant.]
     1. Producing great physical effects; forcible; powerful'
        efficacious; as, a potent medicine. "Harsh and potent
        injuries." --Shak.
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              Moses once more his potent rod extends. --Milton.
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     2. Having great authority, control, or dominion; puissant;
        mighty; influential; as, a potent prince. "A potent
        dukedom." --Shak.
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              Most potent, grave, and reverend signiors. --Shak.
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     3. Powerful, in an intellectual or moral sense; having great
        influence; as, potent interest; a potent argument.
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     Cross potent. (Her.) See Illust. (7) of Cross.
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     Syn: Powerful; mighty; puissant; strong; able; efficient;
          forcible; efficacious; cogent; influential.
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