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prevail
used in Things Fall Apart

2 uses
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Definition
prove superior or win
  • But there were many others who saw the situation differently, and it was their counsel that prevailed in the end.
    p. 158.5
prevailed = won (was accepted)
  • But wisdom prevailed in the camp of the faithful and many lives were thus saved.
    p. 188.4
prevailed = won out (was accepted)
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