Posts Tagged: potentiate

Words on the floor

“Potentiate” should not be a word. Ever. (As a verb, as in, “to potentiate.” From “potential.” “Potentate” is acceptable, although probably pretentious.) Neither should tumescent. Unless used in conjunction with tumour, purely in an ironic and metaphorical, never medical, context.

Words on the floor

“Potentiate” should not be a word. Ever. (As a verb, as in, “to potentiate.” From “potential.” “Potentate” is acceptable, although probably pretentious.) Neither should tumescent. Unless used in conjunction with tumour, purely in an ironic and metaphorical, never medical, context.