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prevail
Used in
A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man
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  • Yet even there, on the hill of Calvary, He founded the holy catholic church against which, it is promised, the gates of hell shall not prevail.  (not reviewed by editor)

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