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The darkness, or rather the general misapprehension, which prevails on this subject, is a frightful source of disease and misery.
GLANCES AT EUROPEHORACE GREELEY
In New York and some other states a somewhat different rule prevails.
The same general arrangement prevails throughout the building, though here and there certain modifications will be noticed.
The free book system that prevails in some schools is a prolific source of infection.
I believe I have already mentioned, that a very wrong idea prevails as to their comparative merit.
A cold tone of gentle-blooded, high-middle-class respectability prevails.
But in some places, the practice prevails of washing the curd with hot water, after the whey has been partially separated from it.
DOMESTIC ANIMALSRICHARD L. ALLEN
Perhaps no greater charm prevails in this world of wage-earners than the attitude toward motherhood.
THE LEAVEN IN A GREAT CITYLILLIAN WILLIAM BETTS
An idea prevails that a diminution in the extent under grain implies an increase in the production of meat.
His letters during this period reflect the varying phases of hope and of discouragement; but, upon the whole, the latter prevails.
THE LIFE OF NELSON, VOL. I (OF 2)A. T. (ALFRED THAYER) MAHAN

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perdureverb (used without object) | [per-door, -dyoor ]SEE DEFINITION
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