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I drew back from the rim of Writing-On-the-Stone, that set of whispered phrases echoing in my ears.
RAW GOLDBERTRAND W. SINCLAIR
Dense fogs always prevail, and generally make the country very damp.
THE PHILIPPINE ISLANDS, 1493-1898, VOLUME XX, 1621-1624VARIOUS
The Marshal's arguments seemed about to prevail when news arrived that Bruyre, commanding the cavalry, was seriously wounded.
NAPOLEON'S MARSHALSR. P. DUNN-PATTISON
The Pharisees therefore said among themselves, "Behold, how ye prevail nothing; lo, the world is gone after him."
HIS LAST WEEKWILLIAM E. BARTON
Kingston-on-Thames is still provincial in appearance, though now the centre of a great growth of modern suburbs.
THE PORTSMOUTH ROAD AND ITS TRIBUTARIESCHARLES G. HARPER
Besides the districts mentioned, tobacco is grown largely in that of Frankfort-on-the Oder.
TOBACCO; ITS HISTORY, VARIETIES, CULTURE, MANUFACTURE AND COMMERCEE. R. BILLINGS.
Fortunately, they prevail in a comparatively small section, for we did not find them outside of Cornwall and Devon.
BRITISH HIGHWAYS AND BYWAYS FROM A MOTOR CARTHOMAS D. MURPHY
Madame Malmaison had always been a little proud of the beauty and grace and sweetness of her fitter-on.
THE WEIGHT OF THE CROWNFRED M. WHITE
Berwick-on-Tweed lies partly in England and partly in Scotland, the river which runs through it forming the boundary line.
BRITISH HIGHWAYS AND BYWAYS FROM A MOTOR CARTHOMAS D. MURPHY
Louis the Goon Engel was a mere walk-on in the piece, a spear-carrier doomed to death.
HOODED DETECTIVE, VOLUME III NO. 2, JANUARY, 1942VARIOUS
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
JULY 25, 2021
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WORDS RELATED TO PREVAIL ON

  • attracts
  • baits
  • bat eyes at
  • beguiles
  • cajoles
  • coaxes
  • decoys
  • draws
  • entraps
  • inveigles
  • leads on
  • lures
  • prevails on
  • seduces
  • tempts
  • tolls
  • turns on
  • wheedles
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