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prevail
Used in
A Tale of Two Cities
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  • "Would he," asked Mr. Lorry, "be sensibly relieved if he could prevail upon himself to impart that secret brooding to any one, when it is on him?"  (not reviewed by editor)

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