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  • Thus prevailed on to at any rate taste it Stephen lifted the heavy mug from the brown puddle it clopped out of when taken up by the handle and took a sip of the offending beverage.

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as in: reason will prevail Define
prove superior or win
as in: she prevailed upon him Define
use persuasion -- especially successfully
as in: prevailing attitude Define
most common, powerful, or influential
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