Definition of Preponderates
1. preponderate [v] - See also: preponderate
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Preponderates
Literary usage of Preponderates
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. History of the Rise and Fall of the Slave Power in America by Henry Wilson (1875)
"Southern influence preponderates. — Active canvass of the State. — Mr. Colfax. — Similar legislation in Illinois, Iowa, New Mexico, California, Utah, ..."
2. The History of Modern Painting by Richard Muther (1896)
"Venice : Favretto, Lonza.—Florence: Andreotti, Conti, Gelli, Vinea.—The peculiar position of Segantini.—Otherwise anecdotic painting still preponderates. ..."
3. System of Positive Polity by Auguste Comte (1876)
"Tlie former source preponderates; Still, ascribe to the Stars what power we may. they cannot permanently supersede the Gods properly so called. ..."
4. The Autobiography and Correspondence of Mary Granville, Mrs. Delany: With by Delany (Mary), Augusta Waddington Hall Llanover (1862)
"... boys' new situation perfectly satisfactory to you and Mr. Port: no scheme in life can be without some objections, but if the good preponderates we must ..."
5. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and General by Thomas Spencer Baynes (1890)
"... Rocks limestone preponderates, and the grey limestones of this series form very conspicuous and striking features in the landscape around Kendal, ..."
6. A Treatise on the Law of Witnesses by Stewart Rapalje (1887)
"... or preponderates against the Party calling them. § 50. or who will testify against Interest. §. Witness Liable for Costs. § 46. ..."