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reign
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The Scarlet Letter
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  • The wide circumference of an elaborate ruff, beneath his grey beard, in the antiquated fashion of King James’s reign, caused his head to look not a little like that of John the Baptist in a charger.

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as in: She reigned over England Define
rule (like that of a king or queen); or the time during which one ruled
as in: uncertainty reigns Define
to be most powerful, important, or noticeable
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