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prevail
used in The Iliad by Homer - (translated by: Butler)

3 uses
  • Fool, he might have known that he should not prevail with him, for the man was in no mood for pity or forbearance but was in grim earnest.
    Book 20 (92% in)
  • If such ill counsels are to prevail, we shall have no pleasure at our banquet.
    Book 1 (94% in)
  • Men-servants poured water over the hands of the guests, while pages filled the mixing-bowls with wine and water, and handed it round after giving every man his drink-offering; then, when they had made their offerings, and had drunk each as much as he was minded, the envoys set out from the tent of Agamemnon son of Atreus; and Nestor, looking first to one and then to another, but most especially at Ulysses, was instant with them that they should prevail with the noble son of Peleus.
    Book 9 (26% in)

There are no more uses of "prevail" in The Iliad by Homer - (translated by: Butler).

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