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Released on June 4, the ascendancy of country newcomer Walker Hayes’s “Fancy Like” has been the definition of meteoric.

From Eater

In the first instance, given the nature of the evacuation during a period of enormous volatility following the collapse of the Afghan government and the ascendancy of the Taliban, an attack precisely like these was expected.

Timing being what it was, Leonardo was just a little late in his ascendancy to be a part of this Olympics.

In the long run, the continued ascendancy of programmatic is all but inevitable.

From Digiday

“What most stands out to me about the American Rescue Plan is that it points to the ascendancy of certain ideas in the national discussion and the fading of others,” progressive author Anand Giridharadas wrote recently.

My golden age comes to a halt with the ascendancy of music videos.

Their ascendancy corresponded with a moment of increased lesbian visibility and so-called lesbian chic.

Blues fan certainly can celebrate the ascendancy of these promising young artists.

But even as Gunther was writing, the region had begun a gradual ascendancy, now in its seventh decade.

In truth, the Cameron-Osborne-Johnson ascendancy represents not a continuation of aristocratic rule, rather a restoration.

He acquired such an ascendancy over the king that he was himself the monarch more than 30 years.

Again he felt the man's ascendancy over him, knew that he was swayed and moulded by a personality stronger than his own.

Before long Savary was hated and abused by the public, the more because he maintained his ascendancy over the Czar.

She knew how high his standard of honor was, but how would he end if his unfortunate trait gained more ascendancy over him?

So much the more creditable to Bunyan the ascendancy he gained.


On this page you'll find 66 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to ascendancy, such as: dominance, predominance, advantage, ascendency, authority, and command.

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