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reign
Used in
Crime and Punishment
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  • Complete silence reigned in the room.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • Now for the reign of reason and light… and of will, and of strength… and now we will see!  (not reviewed by editor)

  • (Hang it all, what a lot I am drinking!) Do you know, I always, from the very beginning, regretted that it wasn't your sister's fate to be born in the second or third century A.D., as the daughter of a reigning prince or some governor or pro-consul in Asia Minor.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • When I heard of all this I wanted to blow him up, too, to clear my conscience, but by that time harmony reigned between me and Pashenka, and I insisted on stopping the whole affair, engaging that you would pay.  (not reviewed by editor)

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as in: She reigned over England
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