It is often ranked higher in power than both fuck and cock combined.
Certain combinations of words have reached its effectiveness (such as 'smell my vagina it's full of pus' or 'what is that my tongue keeps hitting in your ass?') but no single word has come close.
Where cock and fuck must be used strategically for effectiveness, cunt needs no extra help. It is universally effective, regardless of the context.
The word is so powerful that it has been known to cause embarrassment when using words that sound like it. For example, many sideways glances have been observed in school children singing 'My CUNTry tis of thee'.
An interesting note: The word is universally effective, but when it is used by a male, it is estimated to be an additional 50 to 75% MORE effective than when a woman uses it.
"Hello 911? I got a hotdog stuck in my dog's cunt, can you help me?"
"I have a feeling Mother Theresa kept a spider in her cunt, but I also believe she did a lot of good for the people."
"Cunts first" (when opening a door for a lady)
It has almost replaced the word 'mate', often used in Australia to refer to people in a conversation when they can't be bothered trying to remember your name.
American feminist: I find that insulting
Sick Aussie Cunt: Piss off
Sick Aussie Cunt 1: Sup cunt?
Sick Aussie Cunt 2: Nothing much, cunt.