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prevail
used in Frankenstein

4 uses
  • Sometimes I could not prevail on myself to enter my laboratory for several days, and at other times I toiled day and night in order to complete my work.
    Chapter 19 (91% in)
  • With his permission my mother prevailed on her rustic guardians to yield their charge to her.
    Chapter 1 (87% in)
  • My aunt observed this, and when Justine was twelve years of age, prevailed on her mother to allow her to live at our house.
    Chapter 6 (19% in)
  • The republican institutions of our country have produced simpler and happier manners than those which prevail in the great monarchies that surround it.
    Chapter 6 (20% in)

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