If one word—soccer (or football)—sums up Uruguay, two words—Luis Suárez—capture the potency of the Uruguayan game.
It is clear that potency matters, as Eric and Bonnie Kaplan discovered.
The problem comes at this point because the liquid loses its potency within an hour even in ideal conditions.
Its core, led by bin Laden and Ayman al-Zawahri, has lost most of its potency after a decade largely in hiding.
Batches of heroin are occasionally cut with pharmaceuticals, even though those drugs may decrease the brand's potency.
Face to face with her enemy, she recalled the potency of her witch-gaze.
The tales just quoted are examples of the potency of a symbol.
To summarize: "potency," as measured by dominance of the extra-toed condition, is inherited, in the Houdan crosses at least.
This is the Alpha and the Omega—the principle, the potency, and the act—of Mastership.
In the same manner the potency of "Chance" is denied, simply because it is not Purpose.
potency po·ten·cy (pōt'n-sē)
The quality or condition of being potent.
The pharmacological activity of a compound.