(of drugs,etc.) having a strong effect;having great power
"providing the ground soldier with increasingly potent weapons"
"a potent toxin"
"a potent cup of tea"
"a stiff drink"
The most potent weapon..of the oppressor is the mind of the oppressed.
出自： S. Biko
Sloth and sex are less potent temptations for a writer in her sixties.
出自： B. Pym