- potentate (n.)
- c. 1400, from Old French potentat and directly from Late Latin potentatus "a ruler," also "political power," from Latin potentatus "might, power, rule, dominion," from potentem (nominative potens) "powerful" (see potent).
- 1. City prayers were vain against the great rural potentate.
- 2. They might didn't agree with potentate but still performed as soldiers.
- 3. People rose up against the despotic rule of their potentate.
- 4. From the aproned pot scrubber to the flanneled potentate, everybody liked me, everybody petted me.
- 从系围裙的擦锅工到穿法兰绒的权贵, 人人喜欢我, 人人宠我.
- 5. From aproned pot - scrubber to the flanneled potentate, everybody liked me, everybody petted me.
- 不论是围着围裙的陶艺大师还是穿着法兰绒大衣的政治家, 每个人都喜欢我, 都爱逗我玩.
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