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Synonyms for predominant

Synonyms for predominant

having preeminent significance

most generally existing or encountered at a given time

Synonyms for predominant

most frequent or common

having superior power and influence

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Toward the 60@ Philolaus stood predominant at a height of 5,550 feet with its elliptical crater, and seen from this distance, the disc showed a very fantastical appearance.
Over all these causes of Change I am convinced that the accumulative action of Selection, whether applied methodically and more quickly, or unconsciously and more slowly, but more efficiently, is by far the predominant Power.
He is a man of an extraordinary character, and has a most predominant influence in the country, which it seems he will use to its prosperity and advancement.
Whether true poetry or mere intellectual cleverness is the predominant element may reasonably be questioned; but on many readers Donne's verse exercises a unique attraction.
Each law in turn is made by circumstances predominant, and the limits of nature give power to but one at a time.
The costly charm of the ancient tragedy, and indeed of all the old literature, is that the persons speak simply,--speak as persons who have great good sense without knowing it, before yet the reflective habit has become the predominant habit of the mind.
The predominant hues were a black and a bright vermilion.
The hunter's mind was of a hard, unyielding nature, and the predominant idea of revenge had taken such complete possession of it that there was no room for any other emotion.
The sight of the long-hated predominant man down, and in his power, threw him into a frenzy of triumphant vengeance, which seemed to give him preternatural agility and strength.
GlobalData epidemiologists used uniform methodology across the markets to forecast the total prevalent cases of IBS; GlobalData epidemiologists segmented IBS by sex, age, and subclassification of predominant bowel habits, which allows for a meaningful comparison of the disease populations between markets.
A foreign assessment has the predominant character of a tax if it is "likely to reach net gain in the normal circumstances in which it applies," but is not a "soak-up" tax that is applied only if a foreign tax credit is available (Regs.
has begun the Promise trial, a prospective, randomized study of multicolumn implantable lead stimulation for predominant low back pain.
7) The major changes are as follows: (1) the cessation of the use of the term bronchioloalveolar carcinoma, (2) the addition of a category of minimally invasive adenocarcinoma, and (3) the classification of invasive adenocarcinoma according to its predominant subtype.
The disorder is classified as being constipation predominant, diarrhea predominant, or alternating, and might be exacerbated by psychological distress.
Analyses of the peak and predominant toy play of 17 preschool children with mental retardation and 17 preschool children without mental retardation are presented.