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prevail
used in The Awakening

6 uses
  • There was a settling down, and a prevailing air of expectancy everywhere.
    Chapter 9 (71% in)
  • Tots as they were, they pulled together and stood their ground in childish battles with doubled fists and uplifted voices, which usually prevailed against the other mother-tots.
    Chapter 4 (11% in)
  • The motherwomen seemed to prevail that summer at Grand Isle.
    Chapter 4 (16% in)
  • Edna had prevailed upon Madame Ratignolle to leave the children behind, though she could not induce her to relinquish a diminutive roll of needlework, which Adele begged to be allowed to slip into the depths of her pocket.
    Chapter 7 (8% in)
  • At an early hour in the evening the Farival twins were prevailed upon to play the piano.
    Chapter 9 (18% in)
  • Robert prevailed upon her without any too great difficulty.
    Chapter 9 (63% in)

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