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prevail
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  • The resonant voice of the Hungarian was about to prevail in ridicule of the spurious lutes of the romantic painters when Segouin shepherded his party into politics.  (not reviewed by editor)

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