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prevail
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Ethan Frome
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  • Ethan’s heart was jerking to and fro between two extremities of feeling, but for the moment compassion prevailed.

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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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