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synonyms for prepotent

  • ascendant
  • chief
  • current
  • dominant
  • pivotal
  • popular
  • predominant
  • preeminent
  • preponderant
  • prevailing
  • prevalent
  • principal
  • rampant
  • regnant
  • rife
  • supreme
  • widespread
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How to use prepotent in a sentence

He shows that the wild parent is not necessarily prepotent, although many writers have urged that view.
ENCYCLOPAEDIA BRITANNICA, 11TH EDITION, VOLUME 14, SLICE 1VARIOUS
The Italian race is, I believe, prepotent in mixed marriages.
ROMEMILDRED ANNA ROSALIE TUKER
The women wept quietly, but Jeff's eyes were dry, though his face was discharged of all its prepotent impudence.
THE LANDLORD AT LION'S HEAD, COMPLETEWILLIAM DEAN HOWELLS
As has been said, they are so prepotent, uniform, and distinct from the other breeds that they may be called a race of cattle.
HINTS ON DAIRYINGT. D. CURTIS
Breeders claim to be able to produce cattle so prepotent that they will produce their like, however mated.
THE POPULAR SCIENCE MONTHLY, JUNE, 1900VARIOUS
"With one highly-prepotent bull," a high-class herd may be raised, even though inaugurated with second-rate females.
FEMINISM AND SEX-EXTINCTIONARABELLA KENEALY
By prepotent we mean having unusual power to transmit characters to offspring.
THE DOLLAR HENMILO M. HASTINGS
Such Dominants are a bi-sexual species in which the male is prepotent.
FEMINISM AND SEX-EXTINCTIONARABELLA KENEALY
And, of course, the more primitive a type is, the more prepotent it is.
THE RISING TIDE OF COLOR AGAINST WHITE WORLD-SUPREMACYTHEODORE LOTHROP STODDARD
With animals one variety certainly often has this prepotent power over another variety.
ON THE ORIGIN OF SPECIES BY MEANS OF NATURAL SELECTIONCHARLES DARWIN
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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