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reign
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A Tale of Two Cities
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reign
Used in
A Tale of Two Cities
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  • An unnatural silence and desertion reigned there.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • He knew, as every one employed as he was did, that he was never safe; that flight was impossible; that he was tied fast under the shadow of the axe; and that in spite of his utmost tergiversation and treachery in furtherance of the reigning terror, a word might bring it down upon him.  (not reviewed by editor)

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as in: uncertainty reigns
as in: She reigned over England
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