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prevailing
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The Aeneid
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prevailing
Used in
The Aeneid
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  • For to what pow'r can Turnus have recourse, Or how resist his fate's prevailing force?  (not reviewed by editor)

  • Her father Metabus, when forc'd away From old Privernum, for tyrannic sway, Snatch'd up, and sav'd from his prevailing foes, This tender babe, companion of his woes.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • The helpless king is hurried in the throng, And, whate'er tide prevails, is borne along.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • But from his headstrong horse his fate he found, Who threw his master, as he made a bound: The chief, alighting, stuck him to the ground; Then Clonius, hand to hand, on foot assails: The Trojan sinks, and Neptune's son prevails.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • Down to the keels, and upward to the sails, The fire descends, or mounts, but still prevails; Nor buckets pour'd, nor strength of human hand, Can the victorious element withstand.  (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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