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Definition of mighty adjective from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



    (mightier, mightiest)
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  1. 1(especially literary) very strong and powerful a mighty warrior He struck him with a mighty blow across his shoulder.
  2. 2large and impressive synonym great the mighty Mississippi river mighty mountain peaks mighty oak trees
  3. Idioms
    high and mighty (informal)
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    behaving as though you think you are more important than other people
    the pen is mightier than the sword (saying)
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    people who write books, poems, etc. have a greater effect on history and human affairs than soldiers and wars
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