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prevailing
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The Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin
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prevailing
Used in
The Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin
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  • A transaction in our fire company gave me some insight into their prevailing sentiments.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • On my doubting whether my father would assist me in it, Sir William said he would give me a letter to him, in which he would state the advantages, and he did not doubt of prevailing with him.  (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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