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predominant
used in Macbeth

2 uses
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Definition
most frequent, common, or important; or having more power and influence
  • ... Do you find
    Your patience so predominant in your nature,
    That you can let this go?
    3.1 — Act 3 Scene 1 — Forres. A Room in the Palace (61% in)
predominant = powerful and influential
  • Thou seest, the heavens, as troubled with man's act,
    Threaten his bloody stage: by the clock 'tis day,
    And yet dark night strangles the travelling lamp;
    Is't night's predominance, or the day's shame,
    That darkness does the face of earth entomb,
    When living light should kiss it?
    2.2 — Act 2 Scene 2 — The same. Without the Castle (20% in)

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