Sentence for power | Use power in a sentence

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  • She had no power to move. (4)
  • Money is power, they say. (10)
  • But I gave him the power to do it! (9)
  • This little hoop of gold, then, had an awful power! (8)
  • Knowing her power too over her father! (8)
  • But there is now in you another power. (10)
  • I have the power, and I have the will. (10)
  • I never had the power to restrain him. (22)
  • And she still had the power to draw him. (8)
  • Could Robert inspire her with the power? (10)
  • My power of endurance had reached its limit. (10)
  • The hirelings of kingly power as I have been! (18)
  • Wealth gives us the power to do good on earth. (10)
  • Age closed his mouth, paralysed his power to fight. (8)
  • He had not even power to try, and his heart thumped. (10)
  • He was terrified beyond the power to cry out or move. (1)
  • It is a tussle for money with them as with us, meaning power. (10)
  • Was it in her power to drag Dahlia to the steps of the altar? (22)
  • I wish, and intend to repair the wrong to the utmost of my power. (10)
  • She has lost any power she may have had of grasping abstract ideas. (10)
  • Clara walked on, unconscious of her possession of power of any kind. (10)
  • It proved how men may by power of grip squeeze raptures out of pain. (10)
  • He repeated his positive intention to employ his power for my benefit. (10)
  • He dwelt on his contempt of them, to curtain the power they could stir. (10)
  • The power of no individual would avail in the conflict with that world. (12)
  • This is a work of dignity and power, but at times lacking in inspiration. (3)
  • We endeavoured to rouse her by every means in our power, but to no purpose. (4)
  • Her conduct was immoral, inexcusable, worthy of any punishment within his power. (8)
  • There is something in you that makes the exertion of such power quite credible. (12)
  • I was now gifted with a tenfold power of observation, and let nothing escape me. (10)
  • Formidable machinery which exercises a vague and terrible power is put in motion. (21)
  • Half-educated, fanatical, this young man dreamed dreams of future power and glory. (19)
  • Lifting his knife he struck the heavy hilt against the metal plate with all his power. (1)
  • Pride, and the absence of any power of self-inspection, kept her blind to her disease. (10)
  • She had not much power of heart to desire anything save that which her bosom disavowed. (10)
  • She was ready to tell every thing in her power, but on this subject questions were vain. (4)
  • Nevertheless, he shows it, as he showed military power, unexpectedly, almost miraculously. (9)
  • To some observers this means the subordination of the writer to the power of the publisher. (16)
  • Triumph in the sense of her power over all she came in contact with, rather elated the lady. (10)
  • I would advise him, if I had the patience of angels; stop him, if I had the power of Lucifer. (10)
  • Not that she cherished her grief, appeared, rather, to do all in her power to forget and mask it. (8)
  • Redworth bore a strong resemblance to, his fellowmen, except for his power of faith in this woman. (10)
  • She did everything very swiftly, wondering, all the time, at her own power of knowing what to take. (8)
  • The darkness of the streets seemed to lend them such power, such unholy sovereignty over the night. (8)
  • But in strong gales the power of the Press collapses; it wheezes like a pricked pigskin of a piper. (10)
  • Not if they are history, and eloquence and commandership have power over the blood and souls of men. (10)
  • She imagined herself to have lost the power to think; certainly she had not the striving or the wish. (10)
  • She was frowning, as though resentful of a piece of work which had the power to kill her other pictures. (8)
  • I wish you very happy and very rich, and by refusing your hand, do all in my power to prevent your being otherwise. (4)
  • The countess was not so much a persuasive lady as she was, in her breath and gaze, a sweeping and a wafting power. (10)
  • We perish as a Great Power if we cease to look sharp ahead, hold firm together, and make the utmost of what we possess. (10)
  • The diplomatist instanced a few of the modest requests little maids prefer to people they presume to have power to grant. (10)
  • For a moment he stood stupefied by the power of the revelation, then ran with stumbling feet, making a half-circuit of the ruin. (1)
  • I protest in all candour, I treat love as love; not as a weight in the scale; it is the heavenly power which dispenses with weighing! (10)
  • His works show endless melodic invention, great power of expression, and a warmth of tender sentiment that seems never to lose its charm. (3)
  • Although Louisburg was no longer theirs, yet they had the power to retrieve much of the prestige and many of the advantages they had lost. (19)
  • And how soon would that very liberty, once obtained, turn into licentiousness, if it be not under the safeguards of a great European power? (18)
  • That she had been drawn and was still attracted to Lienhard with resistless power, was true; yet whom, save herself, had this wounded or injured? (5)
  • Compassion began to stir in their bosoms, and with it an inexplicable sense of shame, which soon threw any power of compassion into the background. (10)
  • What annoyed him in the men around him was a certain expression of greed after power, possession, and success, which they wore like a mental uniform. (12)
  • Carinthia fancied the people must regard their master as a foreign wizard, whose power they felt, without the chance of making their cry to him heard. (10)
  • This is truly a remarkable work for that period, and shows that even then composers were beginning to observe the emotional power of chord relationship. (3)
  • Not Lydia only, but all were concerned in it; and after the first exclamations of surprise and horror, Mr. Gardiner promised every assistance in his power. (4)
  • As composers gained in breadth and power of conception, instruments were improved even beyond their demands; the increase in resources stimulated, in turn, the composers. (3)

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