VCR Lesson 4 Presentation
Fill in the Blank
monarch; a ruler possessing great power
How to remember the word:
"Potent" means strong.
A potentate has strong powers.
Pick the sentence where the word in bold is used incorrectly.
a) In The Lion King, after his father Mufasa dies, Simba becomes the new potentate and rules over all of the Pride Lands.
b) Cinderella's wicked stepsisters constantly order her about, using their potentate powers to make sure she does their bidding.
c) In Frozen, Elsa becomes a potentate after her parents perish and she ascends to the throne/
d) Chinese revolutionary potentate Mao Zedong controlled the Red Guards, youths who supported his policies by carrying out attacks on old Chinese culture and people.