Prevailingly

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • adv Prevailingly So as to prevail.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • prevailingly With superior power or influence; so as to prevail.
    • prevailingly Prevalently; currently; generally; for the most part.
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Quotations

  • Oliver Goldsmith
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    “Honor sinks where commerce long prevails.”
  • Charles Caleb Colton
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    “Did universal charity prevail, earth would be a heaven, and hell a fable.”
  • Joseph Cannon
    Joseph Cannon
    “In the last analysis sound judgment will prevail.”
  • William Faulkner
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    “I believe that man will not merely endure; he will prevail.”
  • Kerry Thornley
    Kerry Thornley
    “What we imagine is order is merely the prevailing form of chaos.”
  • Plutarch
    Plutarch
    “Perseverance is more prevailing than violence; and many things which cannot be overcome when they are together yield themselves up when taken little by little.”

Usage

In literature:

Both sides humbled themselves, but the argument of Vassili's boyards prevailed.
"The Story of Russia" by R. Van Bergen
Community of property prevailed at Jamestown in all the earliest years, as it did at Plymouth.
"History of the United States, Vol. I (of VI)" by E. Benjamin Andrews
A great desire prevails here of encouraging manufactures.
"The Writings of Thomas Jefferson" by Thomas Jefferson
New principles, he says, prevail in morals, politics, education.
"The Life of William Ewart Gladstone, Vol. 1 (of 3)" by John Morley
This was the prevailing religion of Persia in ancient times.
"Modern Persia" by Mooshie G. Daniel
A loan of five thousand dollars at the prevailing rate of seven per cent.
"Usury" by Calvin Elliott
Strange to say, the disease prevailed least amongst the frightened servants.
"Hubert's Wife" by Minnie Mary Lee
I certainly cannot but desire that it may prevail.
"Aurelian" by William Ware
This reason prevailing, they were sentenced to banishment, and only fifteen days allowed them to depart the kingdom.
"Fox's Book of Martyrs" by John Foxe
Begged him to grant his daughter, and at length With much ado prevail'd.
"The Comedies of Terence" by Publius Terentius Afer
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In poetry:

The father's faith, to save his son shall fail —
Nor shall the son's, to save the sire prevail:
Each shall be saved, by his own faith alone;
No other faith to save a soul was known!
"Advice, To Search For The Lord Jesus Christ" by Rees Prichard
May right prevail in this dread war,
Though we be humbled in the dust;
To fail our end is better far
Then gain it, if it be unjust,
But if our aims with Thine agree--
We trust--and leave results with Thee.
"Father Of Universal Man" by Joseph Horatio Chant
What though my shrinking flesh complain
And murmur to contend so long?
I rise superior to my pain;
When I am weak, then am I strong!
And when my all of strength shall fail,
I shall with the God-man prevail.
"Wrestling Jacob" by Charles Wesley
Life and soul were kept in by a mother's assistance,
Who struggled with faith, and prevailed 'gainst despair;
Like an angel she watched o'er the lamp of existence,
And never would leave while a glimmer was there.
"My Birthday" by Charles Lamb
O Thou, who the wine-press hast trod,
O sorrowful--stricken--betrayed,--
Thy cross o'er my spirit prevails;
In Thy hands with the print of the nails,
My life with its burdens is laid,--
O Christ--Thou art sole--Thou art God!
"Questionings" by Kate Seymour Maclean
This too remember well–
I learned it late: None but a tyrant makes
That good prevail that is not in men's hearts,
And tyranny is questionable good.
Therefore must all men learn by liberty,
And with what pain their doings on them bring.
"Cromwell" by Albert Durrant Watson

In news:

Lamb of God says 'justice will prevail' for imprisoned singer.
No single architectural style prevails among the commercial buildings of downtown.
Division II Florida men's schools Saint Leo and Rollins produced one of the highest-scoring games in recent memory when Saint Leo prevailed, 7-6, in overtime on Friday night.
In an act of rebellion against the prevailing Sans serif aesthetic, designers looked to celebrate creativity in their digital fonts.
Succeeding in a court of law and prevailing in the court of public opinion require different skills and tactics that often put the two masteries at odds.
That position prevailed and became the established precedent for reorganizing.
The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention estimates that nearly 1% of children across the country have some form of autism – 20 times the prevailing figure in the 1980s.
Kathy Rapp does not understand why prevailing wage was put into place for government jobs.
Dear editor: Kathy Rapp does not understand why prevailing wage was put into place for government jobs.
O'Malley says same-sex marriage has 'real shot' at prevailing on Maryland ballot.
Two bills making their way through the Pennsylvania General Assembly seek to change how prevailing wage issues are handled in the Commonwealth.
Prevailing wage, taxes focus of State Senate 18 debate.
Segregation / Report exposes Pittsburgh's prevailing racial disparities.
Bloomberg Keeps His Word, Sues Council Over Prevailing And Living Wage Bills.
As expected, Mayor Bloomberg vetoed the " prevailing wage" bill passed overwhelmingly by the City Council last month.
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In science:

In each time slot, an admissible subset of users is selected uniformly at random to transmit one packet. A subset of users is called admissible when their simultaneous activity obeys the prevailing interference constraints.
Stability of Random Admissible-Set Scheduling in Spatial Wireless Systems
In each time slot, an admissible subset of users is selected uniformly at random to transmit one packet, as governed by the prevailing interference constraints.
Stability of Random Admissible-Set Scheduling in Spatial Wireless Systems
Hydromagnetic dynamo theory provides the prevailing theoretical description for the origin of magnetic fields in the universe.
Magnetic dynamo action in random flows with zero and finite correlation times
For later times, group of nodes which already share the same word, slowly coarsen, until eventually only one domain prevails.
Naming Games in Two-Dimensional and Small-World-Connected Random Geometric Networks
After the early-time increase in the number of different words in the systems, small spatial clusters sharing the same word quickly form, then subsequently “coarsen” until eventually only one global cluster prevails.
Naming Games in Two-Dimensional and Small-World-Connected Random Geometric Networks
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