having or exercising exclusive and unlimited authority; omnipotent.
Two years later, she and her husband were all-powerful, supporting their nephew as he took the reins of power.
The Women Behind the Throne in North Korea’s ‘Empire of Horror’ The Telegraph December 14, 2013
Lee Smith argues that – among other things – the second Obama term is falsifying the fantasy of an all-powerful Israel lobby.
How AIPAC is Losing David Frum February 26, 2013
But come December, she transforms from press junket junkie to all-powerful mistress of ceremonies.
The Golden Globes’ Seating Arbiter Spills Nicole LaPorte January 9, 2011
How her role became more “maternal rather than marital,” and branding Hawking an “all-powerful emperor” and “masterly puppeteer.”
The Other Side of Stephen Hawking: Strippers, Aliens, and Disturbing Abuse Claims Marlow Stern November 5, 2014
Nobody forced George W. Bush to make Karl Rove his all-knowing, all-powerful political adviser.
Republicans Allowed Karl Rove to Mislead Them Again Matt Latimer November 16, 2012
Let us push our inquiries as to the nature of this all-powerful agent.
The Physical Life of Woman: Dr. George H Napheys
Salicetti and Gasparin, being the legates of the Convention, were all-powerful.
The Life of Napoleon Bonaparte William Milligan Sloane
He was all-powerful with juries, and with the people he was always a favorite.
Stories Of Ohio William Dean Howells
Now if God is all-wise and all-powerful, why need we so carefully instruct Him?
The Right Knock Helen Van-Anderson
If you were all-powerful, would you not give me all that I desired?
The Catholic World; Volume I, Issues 1-6 E. Rameur
possessing supreme power; omnipotent
- All present and accounted for
All members or items of a group are here or their whereabouts are known, as in Is everyone ready to board the bus?—All present and accounted for. This expression almost certainly originated in the armed forces as a response to roll call. By proper logic, the and should be or. Nevertheless, the expression is used […]
for every purpose: an all-purpose detergent. Contemporary Examples But the pope thought of him more as an all-purpose authority on anything scientific or technical. Benjamin Franklin, America’s First Storm Chaser Lee Sandlin April 13, 2013 This all-purpose response would also allow one to deny that there is a missing Malaysian Airlines Boeing 777. Evangelicals Still […]
- All quiet on the western front
a novel (1929) by Erich Maria Remarque. (1929) A German novel by Erich Maria Remarque about the horrors and futility of World War I. Note: A film adaptation of the novel appeared in 1930. Widely considered the first major antiwar motion picture of the modern era, it won the Academy Award for best picture. A […]
angry fury; violent anger (sometimes used in combination): a speech full of rage; incidents of road rage. a fit of violent anger: Her rages usually don’t last too long. fury or violence of wind, waves, fire, disease, etc. violence of feeling, desire, or appetite: the rage of thirst. a violent desire or passion. ardor; fervor; […]