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“Juliana’s death ends up reflecting a violent country, where those who have weapons predominate and end up doing harm,” she said.

Admittedly on the fence, he says that if asked to bet which disease will predominate, “I’d put a little bit of money each way.”

Xue and his colleagues decided to concentrate on the substantia nigra, a region in the midbrain where dopaminergic neurons predominate and typically die during the disease.

The silhouette was classic Christopher Bailey, with coat dresses, wraps and pencil skirts predominating.

Several persons were talking at once, and Victor's voice was predominating, even over that of his mother.

Bodies could also be distinguished as fiery,949 terrestrial, and so forth, according to their predominating element.

Such therefore is the predominating color of the solar atmosphere.

The doctor was a nondescript; a compound of gravity, fun, seriousness, and humbug—the latter predominating.

Each one has in it also mixtures of the other three elements, the one which gives it the name predominating.


On this page you'll find 55 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to predominating, such as: predominant, ascendent, dominant, superior, commanding, and controlling.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.