Yet despite this, its ascendency is no less compelling than that of the Bay Area.
Talent has been on the ascendency for so long—30 years—it takes winning for granted.
It is the leadership of orators; it is the ascendency of those who have a genius for talking.
There, two causes contributed to establish and keep it in the ascendency.
Who shall settle whether spiritual or temporal power should have the ascendency in the Middle Ages?
The Duke wanted a capable candidate to help him regain his ascendency.
He didn't like to yield and be humiliated before the man over whom he had retained so long an ascendency.
He was quite aware of his own ascendency in counsel and his supremacy in debate.
Besides, four fifths of the population were Catholics, and the Protestants could not reasonably expect to gain the ascendency.
In June, '71, the Democratic rule gained the ascendency at Concord.