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prevail
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The War of the Worlds
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  • Great anxiety prevails in West Surrey, and earthworks are being thrown up to check the advance Londonward.

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as in: reason will prevail Define
prove superior or win
as in: she prevailed upon him Define
use persuasion -- especially successfully
as in: prevailing attitude Define
most common, powerful, or influential
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