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reign
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Angels & Demons
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  • Fifteen days ago, the Pope, after a tremendously popular twelve-year reign, had passed away.
  • The church may not be burning scientists at the stake anymore, but if you think they’ve released their reign over science, ask yourself why half the schools in your country are not allowed to teach evolution.

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  • Since Jaqui Tomaso’s reign had begun, Langdon had never met a single non-Catholic American scholar who had been given access to the Secret Vatican Archives.
  • The Devil’s Advocate was appointed in advance by the reigning Pope in preparation for his own death.
  • He reigned for just under seventeen minutes.
  • Chartrand rushed forward, trying to reign in the camerlegno.
  • "It’s a long shot," Langdon said, "but I know that many of Rome’s obelisks were erected or moved during Bernini’s reign.

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as in: She reigned over England Define
rule (like that of a king or queen); or the time during which one ruled
as in: uncertainty reigns Define
to be most powerful, important, or noticeable
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