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prevail
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Antony and Cleopatra
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  • Would thou and those thy scars had once prevail’d To make me fight at land!
  • To him again: tell him he wears the rose Of youth upon him; from which the world should note Something particular: his coins, ships, legions, May be a coward’s; whose ministers would prevail Under the service of a child as soon As i’ the command of Caesar: I dare him therefore To lay his gay comparisons apart, And answer me declin’d, sword against sword, Ourselves alone.

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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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