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Having complete power:‘an all-powerful dictator’
omnipotent, almighty, supreme, most high, pre-eminentdictatorial, despotic, totalitarian, autocratic, autarchic, anti-democraticinvincible, unconquerableView synonyms
- ‘I do not think there are any good evidential or other reasons for belief in a supreme deity, much less a benign and all-powerful one.’
- ‘In Lee's dystopian vision of the world of entertainment, television is all-powerful and all-corrupting.’
- ‘Superman is the all-powerful being whose only weakness is kryptonite.’
- ‘He had the opportunity to take the chairmanship of the all-powerful Urban Strategy and Governance committee.’
- ‘How else can you describe an all-powerful king who goes so far as to let his creation choose whether to obey him or not?’
- ‘The all-powerful mill owners were forced to grudgingly accept that their workers were entitled to an annual holiday.’
- ‘Democratic but not liberal, it had a constitutionally all-powerful president with limited effective power.’
- ‘If the world really is controlled by a hidden all-powerful force of politicians and oil men, what chance have we got of changing things for the better?’
- ‘If she was so all-powerful, all-knowing, then how come her duties seemed to consist of serving the drinks?’
- ‘Ruse sticks to the New Testament view of God as ‘an all-powerful creator who acts out of pure love’.’
- ‘I mean, those things were not too hard for a magical all-powerful guy like you to conjure up.’
- ‘To a believer, God is all-powerful and the ultimate owner of the heavens and earth.’
- ‘He has been denied his crown and denounced by the all-powerful Roman Empire and when he finds a state to grant him refuge, Rome threatens war.’
- ‘Eventually, our turn came around, and Ciaran and I were presented with the all-powerful microphone.’
- ‘It seems to me that this presents a very wimpy view of what is supposed to be an omnipotent, all-powerful deity.’
- ‘Accessible, emotive, the ultimate conveyor or distorter of truth, the photograph is all-powerful.’
- ‘Any weakening in the all-powerful US economy could have a nasty flow-on effect.’
- ‘By 1987 the Tories were all-powerful, and people were speculating Labour would never hold power again.’
- ‘As for the constitutional argument, the assumption seems to be that the principle of legislative supremacy is all-powerful.’
- ‘So that means that for five of the last eight years, all-powerful, unelected leaders have ruled over us.’
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