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synonyms for predominate
- hold sway
- carry weight
- get the upper hand
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How to use predominate in a sentence
It’s this dynamic that predominates in stories about female singers—like musical soap Nashville pitting Connie Britton’s country diva against a young upstart played by Hayden Panettiere.
Their ability to shift where their water-sipping and food-making leaves predominate may also allow such trees to adapt as their climate warms and dries.Some redwood leaves make food while others drink water | Sofia Quaglia | May 27, 2022 | Science News For Students
“During the so-called secession winter of 1860, it was actually Union voices that predominated in this state,” he says, adding that his research shows that sentiment remained through the war.
It is far more transmissible than, and is coming to predominate over, its immediately preceding variant, Delta.Let's Not Be Fatalistic About Omicron. We Know How to Fight It | Tom Moultrie | December 15, 2021 | Time
This action-packed year has been full of anxiety, excitement, challenges, and hope, but as we close out 2021 there are several predominating themes.Programmatic Marketing Summit Recap: Contextual targeting gets a new look as the loss of third-party cookies looms | Sara Jerde | December 1, 2021 | Digiday
Basic services and facilities are now hard to come by; roads may be unpaved or nonexistent; children and old folks predominate.Ghosts in the Machine: The Story of China’s Rural Migrants and Their Uncertain Future | Ross Perlin | December 10, 2012 | THE DAILY BEAST
Not surprisingly, given the elements (brooding auteur, noir template, gulag-y setting), the darker shades of emotion predominate.Geoff Dyer Takes on Andrei Tarkovsky’s Film ‘Stalker’ in ‘Zona’ | Chris Wallace | February 25, 2012 | THE DAILY BEAST
Around Santiago, clay and sand predominate, and the soil can not be highly praised.Tobacco; Its History, Varieties, Culture, Manufacture and Commerce | E. R. Billings.
We must confess that at present the rich predominate, but the future will be for the virtuous and ingenious.The 'Characters' of Jean de La Bruyre | Jean de La Bruyre
The horizontal lines of the architrave and cornice predominate over the vertical lines of the columns.Beacon Lights of History, Volume I | John Lord
If it be narrative or descriptive, there is no definition or proof; but the development by details will predominate.English: Composition and Literature | W. F. (William Franklin) Webster
Let them even make some sacrifice of that buoyant feeling which, at their age, is so apt to predominate.The Young Man's Guide | William A. Alcott
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