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Indignation may operate on your minds, but a due sense of your own dignity, I trust, will preponderate.
THE TWO GREAT REPUBLICS: ROME AND THE UNITED STATESJAMES HAMILTON LEWIS
"The asses preponderate in the streets," said John Turner to me.
DROSSHENRY SETON MERRIMAN
When motives of interest are balanced against motives of duty, it is well if the former do not sometimes preponderate.
FEMALE SCRIPTURE BIOGRAPHIES, VOL. IFRANCIS AUGUSTUS COX
Blue and grey eyes, too, he will expect to preponderate over the black and hazel.
THE ETHNOLOGY OF THE BRITISH COLONIES AND DEPENDENCIESROBERT GORDON LATHAM
But it is the bad side which will preponderate; it is the darkest practices which will develop themselves most typically.
THE ETHNOLOGY OF THE BRITISH COLONIES AND DEPENDENCIESROBERT GORDON LATHAM
Again—although in one area the darker tribes may preponderate, it is not to the absolute exclusion of the fairer.
THE ETHNOLOGY OF THE BRITISH COLONIES AND DEPENDENCIESROBERT GORDON LATHAM
If the externi preponderate, then permanent or periodic divergent strabismus is caused.
SCHWEIGGER ON SQUINTC. SCHWEIGGER
I would have them with their rightful influence in the Senate; an influence which should preponderate in both Houses.
THE KNIGHT OF GWYNNE, VOL. I (OF II)CHARLES JAMES LEVER
The teachers are principally females—646; of scholars, the males rather preponderate.
LANDS OF THE SLAVE AND THE FREEHENRY A. MURRAY
He is only doubtful as to the extent to which the one doctrine may preponderate over the other.
OPUSCULAROBERT GORDON LATHAM
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO PREPONDERATE

  • carries weight
  • commands
  • dominates
  • domineers
  • gets the upper hand
  • governs
  • holds sway
  • manages
  • outweighs
  • overrules
  • overshadows
  • preponderates
  • prevails
  • reigns
  • rules
  • tells
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