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In his general tone there predominates a greenish hue mixed with red.

Throughout these Spanish altar-screens the influence which predominates is that of Germany.

It is useless to say where the Present is, for most of us know; and as for the Past, what predominates in memory?

I have another and deeper feeling, which predominates over any possible mortification.

Gryll GrangeThomas Love Peacock

It predominates in Preston, and in every man noted for eloquence.

The moral in Whittier predominates over the sthetic, the reformer over the artist.

John Greenleaf WhittierW. Sloane Kennedy

If dying, especially of hunger, yellow first predominates; and when dead, it is the colour of dead leaves.

In all these views of Plotinus the tincture of Orientalism predominates; the principles and practices are altogether Indian.

At other times thunder is accompanied by a whistling noise, but as a rule it is the rolling which predominates.

Thunder and LightningCamille Flammarion

Some foreign thought intrudes and predominates; something accidental supplants what has seemed so appropriate and certain.

The King's MirrorAnthony Hope

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