Word of the Day: Potentate
What I think it means: This word reminds me of remunerate, however maybe simply because they rhyme. It also brings to mind potatoes. What do you call a powerful potato? A Potent-o!
What it actually means: One who has the power and position to rule over others: A monarch or ruler.
Well, I was right on the root–regarding powerful. Join in my neverending quest for new words!