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 Meanings and Examples of POWER
Definition Example Sentence Classic Sentence
power
 n.  ability to do
 v.  inspire
Classic Sentence: (210 in 15 pages)
1  His mother had been a talker in her day, but after her "trouble" the sound of her voice was seldom heard, though she had not lost the power of speech.
Ethan Frome By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In IV
2  The answer seemed to satisfy her, or else she yielded to the power of his voice.
Ethan Frome By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In IX
3  Scarlett had made her plans to spend Christmas at Tara, but after Ashley's telegram came no power on earth, not even a direct command from the disappointed Ellen, could drag her away from Atlanta.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XV
4  The muscles of his big body rippled against his well-tailored clothes, as he got in beside her, and, as always, the sense of his great physical power struck her like a blow.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XVII
5  Merely holding herself erect required an effort of will power and she talked as briefly as possible, dispensing with the usual forms of courtesy her mother had always taught her to use with negroes.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXV
6  Scarlett began haltingly with the siege and Melanie's condition, but as her story progressed beneath the sharp old eyes which never faltered in their gaze, she found words, words of power and horror.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXVI
7  Wilkerson and Hilton had the power to interfere in any trade Scarlett might make and to fix their own prices on anything she sold or swapped.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXI
8  "I said some terrible things to him that night when he deserted us on the road, but I can make him forget them," she thought contemptuously, still sure of her power to charm.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXII
9  Formerly, it had been Rhett who asked for her favors and she who held the power.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXII
10  Some day when you are rich, you can have the power to do the same to others.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXVI
11  There was about his movements the same pagan freedom and leashed power Scarlett had noted that night Atlanta fell, something sinister and a little frightening.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXVI
12  The commandants of the Yankee troops in the various cities had complete power, even the power of life and death, over the civilian population, and they used that power.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXVII
13  There was a sense of leashed power straining beneath his calm that made her draw back, a little frightened.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XLVII
14  Once she had thought that if he ever spoke those words she would humble him and make him feel her power and take a malicious pleasure in doing it.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XLVII
15  Now, he had spoken and the plans did not even occur to her, for he was no more in her power than he had ever been.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XLVII
Example Sentence: (210 in 15 pages)
16  It is a strange desire to seek power and to lose liberty, or to seek power over others and to lose power over a man's self.
17  The road of life is like a large river,because of the power of the currents,river courses appear unexpectedly where there is no flowing water.
18  The main thermo power station in the area has been damaged.
19  The art of being happy lies in the power of extracting happiness from common things.
20  He delegated his power of attorney to his sister - in - law.
21  Ever since he'd given her that power of attorney she'd been getting above herself.
22  I'm always wary of men wearing suits, as I equate this with power and authority.
23  The army must give power back to the legitimate government.
24  Those who foolishly seek power by riding on the back of the tiger and up inside.
25  Milan was Mr Craxi's home town and his power base.
26  The party's main power base is in the agricultural regions.
27  Our party has been on the political sidelines for too long - we must now work towards getting into power.
28  We shall gladly lend every effort in our power toward its realization.
29  Scientists are working to devise a means of storing this type of power.
30  The watt is a unit of electrical power.