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prevalent
used in Moby Dick

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  • For as in this world, head winds are far more prevalent than winds from astern (that is, if you never violate the Pythagorean maxim), so for the most part the Commodore on the quarter-deck gets his atmosphere at second hand from the sailors on the forecastle.
    Chapters 1-3 -- Loomings; The Carpet-Bag; The Spouter-Inn (18% in)

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