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as in:  uncertainty reigns

Uncertainty and fear reigned during those years.
  to be most powerful, important, or noticeable
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reign reigns reigning reigned
Strongly Associated with:   rein
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  • Uncertainty and fear reigned during those years.
  • Fame reigns in Hollywood.
  • he was helpless under the reign of his egotism
  • Cash reigns supreme when interest rates are so high.

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  • ...Our fears in Banquo
    Stick deep; and in his royalty of nature
    Reigns that which would be fear’d.
    William Shakespeare  --  Macbeth
  • is winter in Narnia ... Daughter of Eve from the far land of Spare Oom where eternal summer reigns...
    C.S. Lewis  --  The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe
  • Stillness reigns, the torches blink dully, the time drags heavily.
    Mark Twain  --  The Prince and The Pauper
  • ...gloom and fear reigned over Narnia.
    C.S. Lewis  --  The Last Battle
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Associated words [difficulty]:   reign [2] , rein [1]
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