PREDOMINATE in a Sentence

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 Meanings and Examples of PREDOMINATE
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 v.  be larger in number, quantity, power, status or importance
Classic Sentence: (17 in 2 pages)
1  Andrea had scarcely opened his eyes when his predominating idea presented itself, and whispered in his ear that he had slept too long.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Context  Highlight   In Chapter 98. The Bell and Bottle Tavern.
2  Several persons were talking at once, and Victor's voice was predominating, even over that of his mother.
The Awakening By Kate Chopin
Context  Highlight   In XV
3  Yet, brother, take my advice, and file your tongue to a little more courtesy than your habits of predominating over infidel captives and Eastern bondsmen have accustomed you.
Ivanhoe By Walter Scott
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER II
4  She had in truth no abstract propensity to malice: she did not dislike Lily because the latter was brilliant and predominant, but because she thought that Lily disliked her.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 1: Chapter 11
5  High on the upper deck, in a little nook among the everywhere predominant cotton-bales, at last we may find him.
Uncle Tom's Cabin By Harriet Beecher Stowe
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XIV
6  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.
A Study In Scarlet By Arthur Conan Doyle
7  Nothing could be more gracefully majestic than his step and manner, had they not been marked by a predominant air of haughtiness, easily acquired by the exercise of unresisted authority.
Ivanhoe By Walter Scott
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER IV
8  The charm of adventure sweetens that sensation, the glow of pride warms it; but then the throb of fear disturbs it; and fear with me became predominant when half-an-hour elapsed and still I was alone.
Jane Eyre By Charlotte Bronte
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XI
9  Father Gillenormand was thinking of Marius lovingly and bitterly; and, as usual, bitterness predominated.
Les Misérables (V4) By Victor Hugo
10  That which predominated on the uncovered brows of the majority of those present was enthusiasm mingled with dejection.
Les Misérables (V4) By Victor Hugo
11  He weighed the two angers in his brain--that of the cardinal and that of the queen; that of the cardinal predominated enormously.
The Three Musketeers By Alexandre Dumas
Context  Highlight   In 17 BONACIEUX AT HOME
12  The Jew twisted himself in the saddle, like a man in a fit of the colic; but his better feelings predominated over those which were most familiar to him.
Ivanhoe By Walter Scott
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER VI
13  In his singular character the dual nature alternately asserted itself, and his extreme exactness and astuteness represented, as I have often thought, the reaction against the poetic and contemplative mood which occasionally predominated in him.
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Context  Highlight   In II. THE RED-HEADED LEAGUE
14  His eye, which was contracted with inward anguish, gleamed on the persons of those whose breath was his fame; and the latter emotion for an instant predominated.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore Cooper
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER 23
15  The child was sleeping soundly; but her imagination of possibly disastrous events at her home, the predominance within her of the unseen over the seen, agitated her beyond endurance.
Return of the Native By Thomas Hardy
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 5: 8 Rain, Darkness, and Anxious Wanderers
Example Sentence:
1  The views of the left wing have tended to predominate within the party.
2  He wants to create a society where Islamic principles predominate.
3  Pine trees predominate in this area of forest.
4  In this type of case, the rights of the parent predominate.
5  In older age groups women predominate because men tend to die younger.
6  Hispanics predominate in this neighborhood.
7  The predominant feature of his character was pride.
8  Love of peace is the predominant feeling of many people today.
9  Research forms the predominant part of my job.
10  The predominant mood among policy-makers is optimism.
11  There is a predominance of people with an arts degree on the board of governors.
12  Another interesting note was the predominance of London club players.
13  In his eyes she eclipses and predominates the whole of her sex.
14  The insurance cover is predominantly held by householders and private business.
15  It should have been a time for celebration in the predominately Muslim country of Malaysia, as families prepare for festivities to mark the end of the Ramadan fasting period.