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synonyms for ascendency

  • dominion
  • elevation
  • glory
  • leadership
  • mastery
  • paramountcy
  • precedence
  • prevalence
  • sovereignty
  • success
  • supremacy
  • sway
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antonyms for ascendency

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  • failure
  • subordination
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How to use ascendency in a sentence

Her lofty dreams gained a daily increasing ascendency over her character.
MADAME ROLAND, MAKERS OF HISTORYJOHN S. C. ABBOTT
She had involuntarily gained that entire ascendency over his whole being which made her the world to him.
MADAME ROLAND, MAKERS OF HISTORYJOHN S. C. ABBOTT
The mob, headed by the Jacobins, had now the complete ascendency, and he was minister but in name.
MADAME ROLAND, MAKERS OF HISTORYJOHN S. C. ABBOTT
Danton, Marat, and Robespierre were now in the ascendency, riding with resistless power upon the billows of mob violence.
MADAME ROLAND, MAKERS OF HISTORYJOHN S. C. ABBOTT
Traffic by sea was the great source of their wealth; ascendency on the sea the great object of their ambition.
THE HISTORY OF ENGLAND FROM THE ACCESSION OF JAMES II.THOMAS BABINGTON MACAULAY
One may easily imagine the ascendency which this woman must have had over those who came in contact with her.
FRIEND MAC DONALDMAX O'RELL
One does not gain chieftainship of any kind in the West without propping his ascendency with acts of ruthless decision.
BLAZED TRAIL STORIESSTEWART EDWARD WHITE
Crawley returned to their old relation, and was cowed by the natural ascendency of the greater spirit.
IT IS NEVER TOO LATE TO MENDCHARLES READE
The Girondists were in the ascendency and had restored order.
MARY WOLLSTONECRAFTELIZABETH ROBINS PENNELL
It's my belief, that the blow has given her such an ascendency of blood to the head as she'll never get the better from.
NORTH AND SOUTHELIZABETH CLEGHORN GASKELL
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO ASCENDENCY

  • advantage
  • ascendency
  • authority
  • command
  • control
  • dominance
  • dominion
  • edge
  • influence
  • jump
  • leg up
  • mastery power
  • pre-eminence
  • predominance
  • prepotence
  • prevalence
  • reign
  • rule
  • sovereignty
  • superiority
  • supremacy
  • sway
  • upper hand
  • whip hand
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