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prevailing
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Pride and Prejudice
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prevailing
Used in
Pride and Prejudice
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  • The satisfaction of prevailing on one of the most worthless young men in Great Britain to be her husband might then have rested in its proper place.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • Anxiety on Jane's behalf was another prevailing concern; and Mr. Darcy's explanation, by restoring Bingley to all her former good opinion, heightened the sense of what Jane had lost.  (not reviewed by editor)

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as in: prevailing attitude
as in: reason will prevail
as in: she prevailed upon him
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