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synonyms for prepotency

  • ascendance
  • ascendancy
  • authority
  • command
  • control
  • domination
  • dominion
  • government
  • influence
  • paramountcy
  • power
  • predominance
  • preeminence
  • preponderance
  • rule
  • sovereignty
  • supremacy
  • sway
  • preponderancy
  • prepotence
  • upper hand
  • whip hand
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antonyms for prepotency

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  • impotence
  • incapacity
  • inferiority
  • powerlessness
  • submission
  • subordination
  • subservience
  • surrender
  • weakness
  • yielding
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How to use prepotency in a sentence

This has also been enforced by statements as to the prepotency of certain pollen of identical species, but of distinct races.
ON THE GENESIS OF SPECIESST. GEORGE MIVART
There is no factor in breeding of more importance than prepotency, and none which is more difficult to estimate.
THE POPULAR SCIENCE MONTHLY, JUNE, 1900VARIOUS
We have now to consider the bearing of what is called "prepotency" on the theory of physiological selection.
DARWIN, AND AFTER DARWIN (VOL 3 OF 3)GEORGE JOHN ROMANES
Thus, we necessarily select the only trait really worth while; that is prepotency or the ability to beget desirable qualities.
THE DOLLAR HENMILO M. HASTINGS
But this epoch of Ghibelline prepotency in Tuscany was brief.
THE STORY OF SIENA AND SAN GIMIGNANOEDMUND G. GARDNER
But the Noveschi were by no means prepared to relinquish their prepotency.
THE STORY OF SIENA AND SAN GIMIGNANOEDMUND G. GARDNER
It is in this power of prepotency that one of the chief benefits from the use of a pure bred sire or dam arises.
THE PIGSANDERS SPENCER
This foal, the one in question, was striped, and hence was thought to be an example of male prepotency.
THE CAMBRIDGE NATURAL HISTORY, VOL X., MAMMALIAFRANK EVERS BEDDARD
The truth of the principle of prepotency comes out more clearly when certain races are crossed.
THE VARIATION OF ANIMALS AND PLANTS UNDER DOMESTICATION, VOLUME II (OF 2)CHARLES DARWIN
The law of prepotency comes into action when species are crossed, as with races and individuals.
THE VARIATION OF ANIMALS AND PLANTS UNDER DOMESTICATION, VOLUME II (OF 2)CHARLES DARWIN
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WORDS RELATED TO PREPOTENCY

  • ascendancy
  • authority
  • command
  • control
  • domination
  • dominion
  • government
  • influence
  • paramountcy
  • power
  • preeminence
  • preponderance
  • prepotence
  • prepotency
  • rule
  • sovereignty
  • sway
  • upper hand
  • whip hand
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