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prevailing
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War and Peace
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prevailing
Used in
War and Peace
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  • On the right a single deep report of a cannon resounded and died away in the prevailing silence.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • At the council at Fili the prevailing thought in the minds of the Russian commanders was the one naturally suggesting itself, namely, a direct retreat by the Nizhni road.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • The city police is established on its former footing, and better order already prevails in consequence of its activity.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • Among the innumerable categories applicable to the phenomena of human life one may discriminate between those in which substance prevails and those in which form prevails.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • Among the innumerable categories applicable to the phenomena of human life one may discriminate between those in which substance prevails and those in which form prevails.  (not reviewed by editor)

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