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Webster's Dictionary 1828 - Online Edition

Webster's Dictionary 1828

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Predominant

PREDOM'INANT, adjective [Latin proe and dominans, dominor, to rule.]

Prevalent over others; superior in strength, influence or authority; ascendant; ruling; controlling; as a predominant color; predominant beauty or excellence; a predominant passion.

Those helps--were predominant in the king's mind.

Foul subornation is predominant