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prevailing
Used in
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer
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  • He crossed a small "branch" two or three times, because of a prevailing juvenile superstition that to cross water baffled pursuit.  (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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