Thesaurus / prevailing
EXAMPLE SENTENCES FROM THE WEB
It is a notable fact that under the wholly unusual circumstances prevailing, the recovery was so prompt and effective.
READINGS IN MONEY AND BANKINGCHESTER ARTHUR PHILLIPS
The prevailing fault of the modern Swell organ is, perhaps, the inadequacy of the Flute work.
THE RECENT REVOLUTION IN ORGAN BUILDINGGEORGE LAING MILLER
To the northward of it the coast trends in and forms a bay, but not deep enough to offer shelter from the prevailing winds.
Eloise asked, her maidenly modesty prevailing over every other feeling.
THE CROMPTONSMARY J. HOLMES
The American was dressed after the fashion prevailing in the hills, and had a couple of revolvers dangling at his hips.
MOTOR MATT'S "CENTURY" RUNSTANLEY R. MATTHEWS
The prevailing rock in all these islands appears to be sandstone.
The prevailing opinion was that there should be Presidents, and that they should be appointed simultaneously with the new Deputy.
Some attributed all to the prevailing dissipation, and yet Carrickfergus was hardly a Capua.
No place near Dublin was free from the prevailing infection, and he withdrew to Waterford to wait upon events.
They did not believe that absolute truth was attainable by man; and they attacked the prevailing systems with great plausibility.
BEACON LIGHTS OF HISTORY, VOLUME IJOHN LORD
WORDS RELATED TO PREVAILING
- garden variety
- across the board
- all over the place
- on a large scale
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