"Tiny but powerful". -- expressions, proverbs

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Subject: "Tiny but powerful". -- expressions, proverbs
Posted by:  Hen Hanna (henhan…@gmail.com)
Date: Mon, 25 Apr 2016

On Monday, April 25, 2016 at 1:25:50 AM UTC-7, Ed House wrote:
> Good day!
> I am trying to find of a word that means (or epitomizes) "Tiny but powerful". It could be a one-word metaphor or a simple adjective or noun. The would would ideally be suited to describing or illustrating such things as:

> 1) a tiny pill that has prodigious effects
> 2) a small bomb with disproportionately devastating destructive power
> 3) An simple, easy action that produces cataclysmic effects

chain-reaction,  butterfly effect

> Can anyone suggest anything?
> Many thanks!


Mighty Mouse

"Small head but great wit"

sic parvis magna
        greatness from small beginnings
              Motto of Sir Francis Drake